E-heptomino

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E-heptomino
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Pattern type Methuselah
Number of cells 7
Bounding box 4×3
MCPS 7
Lifespan 343 generations
Final population 51
L/I 49
F/I 7.3
F/L 0.149
L/MCPS 49
Discovered by John Conway
Year of discovery 1970

E-heptomino (or E) is a semi-common heptomino named by John Conway. It stabilizes at generation 343, leaving behind four beehives, five blocks, one blinker and one escaping glider.

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E-heptomino at generation 343
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A sequence that eventually becomes the immediate child of the E-heptomino sequence in 19 generations, putting them 18 generations apart. (click above to open LifeViewer)

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