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Mathematician
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Pattern type Oscillator
Oscillator type Billiard table
Number of cells 35
Bounding box 9×11
Period 5
Mod 5
Heat 3.2
Volatility 0.20
Strict volatility 0.20
Discovered by David Buckingham
Year of discovery 1972

The mathematician is a period-5 oscillator that was found in 1972 by David Buckingham.[1] A variant of it first appeared semi-naturally in April 2016.[2]

See also

References

  1. Dean Hickerson's oscillator stamp collection. Retrieved on March 14, 2020.
  2. Dongook Lee (April 6, 2016). Re: Soup search results (discussion thread) at the ConwayLife.com forums

External links

  • 35P5.4 at Heinrich Koenig's Game of Life Object Catalogs