Test tube baby

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Test tube baby
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Pattern type Oscillator
Family Test tube baby
Number of cells 14
Bounding box 8×5
Frequency class 29.0
Period 2
Mod 2
Heat 2
Volatility 0.13
Strict volatility 0.13
Rotor type Orthogonal on-off
Discovered by Unknown
Year of discovery Unknown

Test tube baby is a period 2 oscillator, being the smallest oscillator to support the two-cell domino rotor.


Test tube baby is about the twenty-fifth most common naturally-occurring oscillator in Achim Flammenkamp's census, being less common than cis-beacon on anvil and more common than octagon 2.[1]

See also


  1. Achim Flammenkamp (September 7, 2004). "Most seen natural occurring ash objects in Game of Life". Retrieved on January 15, 2009.

External links

  • 14P2.7 at Heinrich Koenig's Game of Life Object Catalogs