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5b2o5b$6bo5b$4bo7b$2obob4o3b$2obo5bobo$3bo2b3ob2o$3bo4bo3b$4b3obo3b$7b o4b$6bo5b$6b2o! #C [[ THUMBSIZE 2 THEME 6 GRID GRIDMAJOR 0 SUPPRESS THUMBLAUNCH ]] #C [[ AUTOSTART ]] #C [[ GPS 3 THUMBSIZE 2 WIDTH 480 HEIGHT 480 ]]
Pattern type Oscillator
Oscillator type Billiard table
Number of cells 32
Bounding box 12×11
Period 6
Mod 6
Heat 2
Volatility 0.17
Strict volatility 0.17
Discovered by David Buckingham
Year of discovery 1972

$rats is a period-6 oscillator that was found by David Buckingham in September 1972.[1][2] It was one of the first period 6 oscillators to be discovered, and it is a billiard table configuration. A 86-glider synthesis is known for a larger stator variant of this oscillator.


External links

  • 32P6.7 at Heinrich Koenig's Game of Life Object Catalogs