Penny lane

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Penny lane
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Pattern type Oscillator
Number of cells 34
Bounding box 15×10
Period 4
Mod 4
Heat 6
Volatility 0.24
Strict volatility 0.20
Discovered by David Buckingham
Year of discovery 1972

Penny lane[note 1] is a period-4 oscillator that was found by David Buckingham in 1972.[1][2] It uses two blocks and a tub as induction coils.

Notes

  1. Named after the song "Penny Lane" by the Beatles.

References

  1. Robert Wainwright (March 1973). Lifeline, vol 9, page 3.
  2. Dean Hickerson's oscillator stamp collection. Retrieved on March 14, 2020.

External links

  • 34P4.11 at Heinrich Koenig's Game of Life Object Catalogs