Block on cap
|Block on cap|
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|Pattern type||Strict still life|
|Number of cells||12|
|Bounding box||6 × 4|
|Discovered by|| Robert Wainwright|
|Year of discovery||1973|
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- Main article: List of common still lifes
It is the 49th most common still life on Adam P. Goucher's Catagolue, being less common than mirrored dock but more common than trans-loaf with tail. It is the 3rd most common still life with 12 cells, being less common than mirrored table but more common than trans-block on long bookend.
- 2, 3, and 4-glider syntheses at Dean Hickerson's Life page
- The 121 twelve-bit still-lifes at Mark D. Niemiec's Life Page (download pattern file: 12/12-27.rle)
- Achim Flammenkamp (September 7, 2004). "Most seen natural occurring ash objects in Game of Life". Retrieved on January 15, 2009.
- Adam P. Goucher. "Statistics". Catagolue. Retrieved on May 5, 2023.
- Two out of three collisions converge to the same sequence after 9 ticks; the headerless RLEs are b2o$obo$bo3$2b2o$bo2bo2b2o$2bobob2o$3bo4bo! and b2o$obo$bo3$3bo$2bobo2b2o$bo2bob2o$2b2o4bo! Third collision is 8b2o$7bobo$7b2o6$b2o$o2bo$o2bo$b2o2b2o$5bobo$5bo!