Airforce

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Airforce
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Pattern type Oscillator
Oscillator type Billiard table
Number of cells 42
Bounding box 14×15
Period 7
Mod 7
Heat 2.9
Volatility 0.20
Strict volatility 0.20
Discovered by David Buckingham
Year of discovery 1972

Airforce is a period-7 billiard table oscillator discovered by David Buckingham in 1972.[1] The rotor consists of two copies of the rotor of burloaferimeter and resembles an aircraft carrier in one phase.

Goldtiger997 found a 85-glider synthesis for this oscillator on March 7, 2020.[2]

References

  1. Dean Hickerson's oscillator stamp collection. Retrieved on March 14, 2020.
  2. Goldtiger997 (March 7, 2020). Re: Synthesising Oscillators (discussion thread) at the ConwayLife.com forums

External links

  • 42P7.5 at Heinrich Koenig's Game of Life Object Catalogs