p46 gliderless MWSS gun

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P46 gliderless MWSS gun
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Pattern type Gun
Number of cells 83
Bounding box 40×29
Period 46
Barrels 1
Discovered by Matthias Merzenich
Year of discovery 2017
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The p46 gliderless MWSS gun was found by Matthias Merzenich by colliding the sparks of two copies of Tanner's p46.[1] It fires middleweight spaceships every 46 generations, and is unrelated to the twin bees shuttle of the same period.


  1. Matthias Merzenich (October 21, 2017). Re: Oscillator Discussion Thread (discussion thread) at the ConwayLife.com forums

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