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The '''centipede''' is the second smallest known [[31c/240 orthogonal|31c/240]] [[spaceship]] after the [[caterloopillar]]'s [[Centipede caterloopillar|31c/240 variant]], and is the smallest 31c/240 spaceship making use of the [[31c/240 reaction]]. It was discovered by [[Chris Cain]] later on the same day as the [[shield bug]]<ref>{{cite web|url=http://conwaylife.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=13070#p13070|title=Re: 31c/240 caterpillar working notes|author=Chris Cain|date=September 4, 2014|accessdate=September 5, 2014}}</ref> and actually reuses most of its circuitry despite of having quite different shape. Its smaller size is due to a more compact front-end that was built by Cain a day earlier.
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The '''centipede''' is the second smallest known [[31c/240 orthogonal|31c/240]] [[spaceship]] after the [[caterloopillar]]'s [[Centipede caterloopillar|31c/240 variant]], and remains the smallest 31c/240 spaceship making use of the [[31c/240 reaction]] (and therefore the smallest period 240 31c/240 spaceship). It was created by [[Chris Cain]] later on the same day as the [[shield bug]]<ref>{{cite web|url=http://conwaylife.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=13070#p13070|title=Re: 31c/240 caterpillar working notes|author=Chris Cain|date=September 4, 2014|accessdate=September 5, 2014}}</ref> and actually reuses most of its circuitry despite of having quite different shape. Its smaller size is due to a more compact front-end that was built by Cain a day earlier.
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
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* [[Shield bug]]
 
* [[Shield bug]]
 
* [[Caterpillar]]
 
* [[Caterpillar]]
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==External links==
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{{LinkLexicon|lex_c.htm#centipede}}
  
 
[[Category:Engineered spaceships]]
 
[[Category:Engineered spaceships]]

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Centipede
Centipede image
Pattern type Spaceship
Number of cells 620901
Bounding box 11652×126714
Direction Orthogonal
Period 240
Mod 240
Speed 31c/240
Speed (unsimplified) 31c/240
Heat 402634.1
Discovered by Chris Cain
Year of discovery 2014

The centipede is the second smallest known 31c/240 spaceship after the caterloopillar's 31c/240 variant, and remains the smallest 31c/240 spaceship making use of the 31c/240 reaction (and therefore the smallest period 240 31c/240 spaceship). It was created by Chris Cain later on the same day as the shield bug[1] and actually reuses most of its circuitry despite of having quite different shape. Its smaller size is due to a more compact front-end that was built by Cain a day earlier.

References

  1. Chris Cain (September 4, 2014). "Re: 31c/240 caterpillar working notes". Retrieved on September 5, 2014.

See also

External links