Pressure cooker
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Pressure cooker  
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Pattern type  Oscillator  

Oscillator type  Billiard table  
Number of cells  33  
Bounding box  11×12  
Period  3  
Mod  3  
Heat  4  
Volatility  0.16  
Strict volatility  0.16  
Discovered by  MIT group  
Year of discovery  1971  
 
 
 

Pressure cooker is a period 3 oscillator that was found by the MIT group in September 1971. It was one of the first billiard table configurations to be discovered. Its generations have 33, 36, and 37 cells.
See also
External links
 Pressure cooker at the Life Lexicon
Categories:
 Patterns
 Oscillators with 33 cells
 Patterns with 33 cells
 Patterns found by MIT group
 Patterns found in 1971
 Patterns that can be constructed with 101 or more gliders
 Oscillators
 Periodic objects with minimum population 33
 Billiard tables
 Oscillators with period 3
 Oscillators with mod 3
 Oscillators with heat 4
 Oscillators with volatility 0.16
 Oscillators with strict volatility 0.16