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{{Gun|p=104|name=B-52 bomber|pname=b52bomber|c=85|bx=39|by=21|discoverer=Noam Elkies|discoveryear=1996|life105=true|life106=true|plaintext=true|rle=true|animated=yes}}
 
{{Gun|p=104|name=B-52 bomber|pname=b52bomber|c=85|bx=39|by=21|discoverer=Noam Elkies|discoveryear=1996|life105=true|life106=true|plaintext=true|rle=true|animated=yes}}
 
{{disambiglink|name=bomber|link=Bomber|text=For other uses of the term}}
 
{{disambiglink|name=bomber|link=Bomber|text=For other uses of the term}}
The '''B-52 bomber''' is a [[period]] 104 double-barrelled [[gun|glider gun]]. It uses a [[B-heptomino]] and emits one [[glider]] every 52 generations. It was found by [[:Category:Patterns found by Noam Elkies|Noam Elkies]] in March [[:Category:Patterns found in 1996|1996]], except that Elkies used blockers instead of molds, the improvement being found by [[:Category:Patterns found by David Bell|David Bell]] later the same month.
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The '''B-52 bomber''' is a [[period]] 104 double-barrelled [[gun|glider gun]]. It uses a [[B-heptomino]] and emits one [[glider]] every 52 generations. It was found by [[:Category:Patterns found by Noam Elkies|Noam Elkies]] in March [[:Category:Patterns found in 1996|1996]], except that Elkies used [[blocker]]s instead of [[mold]]s, the improvement being found by [[:Category:Patterns found by David Bell|David Bell]] later the same month.
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
*[http://www.argentum.freeserve.co.uk/lex_b.htm#b52bomber B-52 bomber] at the Life Lexicon
 
*[http://www.argentum.freeserve.co.uk/lex_b.htm#b52bomber B-52 bomber] at the Life Lexicon
 
[[Category:Patterns found by David Bell]]
 
[[Category:Patterns found by David Bell]]

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B-52 bomber
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Pattern type Gun
Number of cells 85
Bounding box 39×21
Period 104
Barrels Unknown
Discovered by Noam Elkies
Year of discovery 1996
For other uses of the term 'bomber', see Bomber (disambiguation).

The B-52 bomber is a period 104 double-barrelled glider gun. It uses a B-heptomino and emits one glider every 52 generations. It was found by Noam Elkies in March 1996, except that Elkies used blockers instead of molds, the improvement being found by David Bell later the same month.

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