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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 period5 oscillator that was found in 1972 by David Buckingham.^{[1]} A variant of it first appeared seminaturally in April 2016.^{[2]}
See also
References
 ↑ Dean Hickerson's oscillator stamp collection. Retrieved on March 14, 2020.
 ↑ Dongook Lee (April 6, 2016). Re: Soup search results (discussion thread) at the ConwayLife.com forums
External links
 Mathematician at the Life Lexicon
 35P5.4 at Heinrich Koenig's Game of Life Object Catalogs
Categories:
 Patterns
 Oscillators with 35 cells
 Patterns with 35 cells
 Patterns found by David Buckingham
 Patterns found in 1972
 Oscillators
 Periodic objects with minimum population 35
 Billiard tables
 Oscillators with period 5
 Oscillators with mod 5
 Oscillators with heat 3
 Oscillators with volatility 0.20
 Oscillators with strict volatility 0.20