Block on table
|Block on table|
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|Pattern type||Strict still life|
|Number of cells||10|
|Bounding box||5 × 4|
|Year of discovery||1972|
- Main article: List of common still lifes
It is the 37th most common still life on Adam P. Goucher's Catagolue, being less common than moose antlers but more common than block on dock. It is the 3rd most common still life with 10 cells, being less common than very long ship but more common than beehive with tail.
It is the most common still life where a block stabilizes an unstable pattern, being barely ahead of the block on dock.
Noah's ark produces blocks on tables along with many common objects.
All strict still lifes with a population of 21 or fewer cells, as well as all oscillators and spaceships with 16 or fewer cells, are known to be glider-constructible. A glider synthesis of this object can be found in the infobox to the right.
|A period-14 oscillator found by Charity Engine on October 29, 2022, where a block on table is used as a rock.|
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