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'''Pinwheel''' (or '''Catherine wheel'''
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'''Pinwheel''' (or '''Catherine wheel'''<ref>{{CiteLexicon|file=lex_c.htm#catherinewheel|name=Catherine wheel|accessdate=December 3, 2018}}</ref>) is a [[period]] [[:Category:Oscillators with period 4|4]] [[oscillator]] found by [[:Category:Patterns found by Simon Norton|Simon Norton]] in April [[:Category:Patterns found in 1970|1970]]. It is a [[billiard table configuration]] and possibly the first period 4 oscillator discovered.
<ref>{{CiteLexicon|file=lex_c.htm#catherinewheel|name=Catherine wheel|accessdate=December 3, 2018}}</ref>) is a [[period]] [[:Category:Oscillators with period 4|4]] [[oscillator]] found by [[:Category:Patterns found by Simon Norton|Simon Norton]] in April [[:Category:Patterns found in 1970|1970]]. It is a [[billiard table configuration]] and possibly the first period 4 oscillator discovered.
 
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Revision as of 16:21, 12 January 2019

Pinwheel
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Pattern type Oscillator
Oscillator type Billiard table
Family Pinwheel
Number of cells 35
Bounding box 12×12
Period 4
Mod 1
Heat 4.0
Volatility 0.20
Strict volatility 0.20
Discovered by Simon Norton
Year of discovery 1970

Pinwheel (or Catherine wheel[1]) is a period 4 oscillator found by Simon Norton in April 1970. It is a billiard table configuration and possibly the first period 4 oscillator discovered.

See also

References

  1. "Catherine wheel". The Life Lexicon. Stephen Silver. Retrieved on December 3, 2018.

External links

  • 35P4.10 at Heinrich Koenig's Game of Life Object Catalogs