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'''Josh Ball''' is a [[Conway's Game of Life|Life]] enthusiast who has discovered various [[oscillator|oscillators]] and [[spaceship|spaceships]].
 
'''Josh Ball''' is a [[Conway's Game of Life|Life]] enthusiast who has discovered various [[oscillator|oscillators]] and [[spaceship|spaceships]].
  
He is best known for his discovery of the [[loafer]] in [[:Category:Patterns found in 2013|2013]] which is the first and smallest known [[c/7 orthogonal]] spaceship (and the fifth smallest known spaceship overall). Besides this, he also found [[37P4H1V0]] and [[77P6H1V1]], the smallest known [[c/4 orthogonal]] and [[c/6 diagonal]] spaceships respectively.
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He is best known for his discovery of the [[loafer]] in {{year|2013}} which is the first and smallest known [[c/7 orthogonal]] spaceship (and the fifth smallest known spaceship overall). Besides this, he also found [[37P4H1V0]] and [[77P6H1V1]], the smallest known [[c/4 orthogonal]] and [[c/6 diagonal]] spaceships respectively.
  
He has also discovered several [[period]] [[:Category:Oscillators with period 5|5]] oscillators, particularly the first known [[statorless p5]] and a variety of oscillators based on a light speed period 5 [[wick]] similar to [[ants]].
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He has also discovered several {{period|5}} oscillators, particularly the first known [[statorless p5]] and a variety of oscillators based on a light speed period 5 [[wick]] similar to [[ants]].
  
 
He contributes to the ConwayLife.com forums under the username "velcrorex."
 
He contributes to the ConwayLife.com forums under the username "velcrorex."

Revision as of 17:24, 27 December 2019

Josh Ball
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Josh Ball is a Life enthusiast who has discovered various oscillators and spaceships.

He is best known for his discovery of the loafer in 2013 which is the first and smallest known c/7 orthogonal spaceship (and the fifth smallest known spaceship overall). Besides this, he also found 37P4H1V0 and 77P6H1V1, the smallest known c/4 orthogonal and c/6 diagonal spaceships respectively.

He has also discovered several period-5 oscillators, particularly the first known statorless p5 and a variety of oscillators based on a light speed period 5 wick similar to ants.

He contributes to the ConwayLife.com forums under the username "velcrorex."

Patterns found by Josh Ball