Cauldron

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Cauldron
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Pattern type Oscillator
Oscillator type Billiard table
Number of cells 32
Bounding box 11×13
Period 8
Mod 8
Heat 2.8
Volatility 0.20
Strict volatility 0.18
Discovered by Robert Wainwright
Don Woods
Year of discovery 1971

Cauldron (or crucible[1]) is a period-8 billiard table oscillator that was found in 1971 independently by Don Woods and Robert Wainwright.[2] A 24-glider synthesis is known for a variation of this oscillator with a slightly larger stator.

See also

References

  1. "Cauldron". The Life Lexicon. Stephen Silver. Retrieved on December 3, 2018.
  2. Dean Hickerson's oscillator stamp collection. Retrieved on March 14, 2020.

External links

  • 32P8.1 at Heinrich Koenig's Game of Life Object Catalogs