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|Number of cells||85|
|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.
- B-52 bomber at the Life Lexicon