Heavyweight emulator

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Heavyweight emulator
7b2o$2b2obo4bob2o$2bo10bo$3b2o6b2o$3o2b6o2b3o$o2bo8bo2bo$b2o10b2o! #C [[ THUMBSIZE 2 THEME 6 GRID GRIDMAJOR 0 SUPPRESS THUMBLAUNCH ]] #C [[ AUTOSTART ]] #C [[ HEIGHT 500 THUMBSIZE 3 ZOOM 24 GPS 2 LOOP 4 ]]
Pattern type Oscillator
Family Emulator
Number of cells 34
Bounding box 16 × 7
Period 4
Mod 4
Heat 20
Volatility 0.59
Strict volatility 0.48
Discovered by Robert Wainwright
Year of discovery 1980

Heavyweight emulator is a period-4 oscillator found by Robert Wainwright in June 1980.[1] It is the largest of the three standard emulators and produces sparks similar to those of the heavyweight spaceship. A larger but higher clearance one is shown below.

x = 18, y = 19, rule = B3/S23 8b2o$6bo4bo2$5bobo2bobo$3b4ob2ob4o$obo4bo2bo4bobo$2ob2obo4bob2ob2o$3bobo6bobo$2obobo6bobob2o$2obo10bob2o$3bobob4obobo$3bobo6bobo$2b2obob4obob2o$2bo2b3o2b3o2bo$4bo2b4o2bo$3b2obo4bob2o$3bo2bo4bo2bo$4bo2bo2bo2bo$5b2o4b2o! #C [[ THUMBSIZE 2 THEME 6 GRID GRIDMAJOR 0 SUPPRESS THUMBLAUNCH ]] #C [[ AUTOSTART GPS 2 LOOP 4 THUMBLAUNCH THUMBSIZE 2 THEME 6 ZOOM 12 HEIGHT 320 WIDTH 600 ]]
A more accessible (18 × 19, 106-cell) p4 heavyweight emulator
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x = 20, y = 18, rule = B3/S23 9b2o$7bo4bo3$5b10o$5b2o6b2o$4b2o8b2o$4bo10bo2$2b3o10b3o$2b4o2bo2bo2b4o $bo6b4o6bo$b6o6b6o$o5b8o5bo$b5o2bo2bo2b5o$5bo8bo$3bo12bo$3b2o10b2o! #C [[ THUMBSIZE 2 THEME 6 GRID GRIDMAJOR 0 SUPPRESS THUMBLAUNCH ]] #C [[ AUTOSTART GPS 2 LOOP 4 THUMBLAUNCH THUMBSIZE 2 THEME 6 ZOOM 12 HEIGHT 320 WIDTH 600 ]]
A much more accessible (20 × 18, 84-cell) one[2]
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x = 16, y = 27, rule = B3/S23 7b2o$5bo4bo3$3b10o$3b2o6b2o$2b2o8b2o$2bo10bo2$bobo8bobo$3bo2bo2bo2bo$2o2b3o2b3o2b2o$2b3o6b3o$6bo2bo$2bobo6bobo$b2obob4obob2o$4b2o4b2o$b2o4b2o4b2o$3b4o2b4o$3bo2bo2bo2bo$2b3o2b2o2b3o$2bo2b2o2b2o2bo$3b2ob4ob2o2$3b2o2b2o2b2o$3bo2bo2bo2bo$5b2o2b2o! #C [[ THUMBSIZE 2 THEME 6 GRID GRIDMAJOR 0 SUPPRESS THUMBLAUNCH ]] #C [[ AUTOSTART GPS 2 LOOP 4 THUMBLAUNCH THUMBSIZE 2 THEME 6 ZOOM 12 HEIGHT 480 WIDTH 600 ]]
A thinner but taller (16 × 27, 116-cell) variant of that
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See also

Footnotes

  1. Dean Hickerson's oscillator stamp collection. Retrieved on March 14, 2020.
  2. Note that one half can be stabilised alone in the standard emulator (becoming 17 × 18, 62-cell), and that this has an alternative form with a differently-shaped bounding box, and functions as a middleweight or lightweight emulator.

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