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Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby Extrementhusiast » October 10th, 2009, 11:35 pm

This is the thread, as stated in the title, for your accidental discoveries. B-heptomino to glider:
x = 47, y = 39, rule = B3/S23
2bo$obo$b2o$10bo$8bobo$9b2o17$27bobo$28b2o$28bo7$26b3o$28bo$27bo3$45bo
$44b2o$44bobo!

Oops, looks like this isn't it.

Herschel and Glider plus Block Catalyst to Three Gliders in the Opposite Direction:
x = 75, y = 93, rule = B3/S23
27$35b2o$35b2o12$26bo$26b2o$25bobo5$31b3o$32bo$32b3o!


Herschel and Glider Produces Integral:
x = 42, y = 30, rule = B3/S23
7$18b3o$19bo$19b3o5$26bo$25b2o$25bobo!


More coming soon!
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby calcyman » October 11th, 2009, 6:50 am

My rectifier was an accidental discovery, since I wasn't deliberately trying to make a reflector:

x = 73, y = 63, rule = S23/B3
5bo$6bo$4b3o10$4boobo$4boboo$$5b5o$oobbo4bo20boo$obbobbo23bo$boboboo
21bobo$oobo5bo18boo$3bo4bobo$3boobbobbo$8boo$39boo$39bo$37bobo$37boo$$
19boo$19boo$43bo$42bobo$42bobo$43bo8$29bo$28bobo$28bobo$29bo$52boo$52b
oo$$34boo$33bobo$33bo$32boo$63boo$62bobbobboo$62bobo4bo$43boo18bo5bob
oo$42bobo21boobobo$42bo23bobbobbo$41boo20bo4bobboo$63b5o$$65boobo$65bo
boo!
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby knightlife » October 11th, 2009, 10:21 am

Fuse burns but then burns backwards:
x = 126, y = 126, rule = B3/S23
124b2o$125bo$124bo$123bo$122bo$121bo$120bo$119bo$118bo$117bo$116bo$
115bo$114bo$113bo$112bo$111bo$110bo$109bo$108bo$107bo$106bo$105bo$104b
o$103bo$102bo$101bo$100bo$99bo$98bo$97bo$96bo$95bo$94bo$93bo$92bo$91bo
$90bo$89bo$88bo$87bo$86bo$85bo$84bo$83bo$82bo$81bo$80bo$79bo$78bo$77bo
$76bo$75bo$74bo$73bo$72bo$71bo$70bo$69bo$68bo$67bo$66bo$65bo$64bo$63bo
$62bo$61bo$60bo$59bo$58bo$57bo$56bo$55bo$54bo$53bo$52bo$51bo$50bo$49bo
$48bo$47bo$46bo$45bo$44bo$43bo$42bo$41bo$40bo$39bo$38bo$37bo$36bo$35bo
$34bo$33bo$32bo$31bo$30bo$29bo$28bo$27bo$26bo$25bo$24bo$23bo$22bo$21bo
$20bo$19bo$18bo$17bo$16bo$15bo$14bo$13bo$12bo$11bo$10bo$9bo$8bo$7bo$6b
o$5bo$4bo$b3o$3o$3o!


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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby Sokwe » October 11th, 2009, 10:55 pm

Run Mark Niemeic's B-heptomino syntheses and you may notice a middleweight spaceship. The essential reaction is captured below:

x = 19, y = 21, rule = B3/S23
8b2o$8b2o6$17b2o$17b2o$b2o$b2o5$2o$2o$7bo$6bobo6bo$6bobo5b2o$7bo6bobo!
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby Eylrid » October 12th, 2009, 3:13 am

I discovered that a p30 Gosper Glider Gun can be used to invert a glider coming from the front:
x = 36, y = 24, rule = B3/S23
24bo$22bobo$12b2o6b2o12b2o$11bo3bo4b2o12b2o$2o8bo5bo3b2o$2o8bo3bob2o4b
obo$10bo5bo7bo$11bo3bo$12b2o13$27b3o$27bo$28bo!


I was firing said gun into a debris field. A glider came back towards the gun very close to the stream. I thought for sure the gun was done for and was amazed when the gun survived and a hole was left in the glider stream.

I tried pairing two p30s together. The reaction takes out two incoming gliders and one outgoing glider:
x = 132, y = 114, rule = B3/S23
4$29bo$27bobo$17b2o6b2o12b2o$16bo3bo4b2o12b2o$5b2o8bo5bo3b2o$5b2o8bo3b
ob2o4bobo$15bo5bo7bo$16bo3bo$17b2o13$32b3o$32bo$33bo5$40b2o$40bobo$40b
o6$47b3o$47bo$48bo5$55b2o$55bobo$55bo6$62b3o$62bo$63bo5$70b2o$70bobo$
70bo6$77b3o$77bo$78bo5$85b2o$85bobo$85bo6$92b3o$92bo$93bo5$100b2o$100b
obo$100bo5$119b2o$107b3o2bo5bo3bo$103bo3bo9bo5bo$101bobo4bo8bo3bob2o2b
2o$99b2o16bo5bo3b2o$93b2o4b2o17bo3bo$93b2o4b2o18b2o$101bobo$103bo!


Trying to use it as a memory loop in the traditional way failed (It erased the information):
x = 129, y = 108, rule = B3/S23
$26bo$24bobo$14b2o6b2o12b2o$13bo3bo4b2o12b2o$2b2o8bo5bo3b2o$2b2o8bo3bo
b2o4bobo$12bo5bo7bo$13bo3bo$14b2o13$29b3o$29bo$30bo5$37b2o$37bobo$37bo
13$52b2o$52bobo$52bo6$59b3o$59bo$60bo5$67b2o$67bobo$67bo13$82b2o$82bob
o$82bo13$97b2o$97bobo$97bo5$116b2o$104b3o2bo5bo3bo$100bo3bo9bo5bo$98bo
bo4bo8bo3bob2o2b2o$96b2o16bo5bo3b2o$90b2o4b2o17bo3bo$90b2o4b2o18b2o$
98bobo$100bo!


However, It does work as a memory loop to store groups of one or two gliders, with one empty space between each group (Distance between guns lengthened to better show that the memory is stored.):

x = 170, y = 149, rule = B3/S23
25bo$23bobo$13b2o6b2o12b2o$12bo3bo4b2o12b2o$b2o8bo5bo3b2o$b2o8bo3bob2o
4bobo$11bo5bo7bo$12bo3bo$13b2o$24bo$25b2o$24b2o2$21b2o$21bobo$21bo2$
31bobo$32b2o$32bo2$28b3o$28bo$29bo9$46bobo$47b2o$47bo2$43b3o$43bo$44bo
$54bo$55b2o$54b2o2$51b2o$51bobo$51bo9$69bo$70b2o$69b2o2$66b2o$66bobo$
66bo2$76bobo$77b2o$77bo9$81b2o$81bobo$81bo2$91bobo$92b2o$92bo5$99bo$
100b2o$99b2o2$96b2o$96bobo$96bo6$103b3o$103bo$104bo$114bo$115b2o$114b
2o10$118b3o$118bo$119bo$129bo$130b2o$129b2o2$126b2o$126bobo$126bo9$
144bo$145b2o$144b2o2$141b2o$141bobo$141bo5$160b2o$148b3o8bo3bo$144bo3b
o9bo5bo$142bobo4bo8bo3bob2o2b2o$140b2o16bo5bo3b2o$134b2o4b2o17bo3bo$
134b2o4b2o18b2o$142bobo$144bo!
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby knightlife » October 12th, 2009, 10:43 pm

B to B advancer:
x = 8, y = 7, rule = B3/S23
6bo$5b3o$4b2obo2$2o$b2o$o!


In 16 generations there will be another B-heptomino, 8 cells advanced vertically from its starting location. The debris will vaporize but gets in the way of a repeat of the reaction.
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby knightlife » October 13th, 2009, 12:42 am

Golly!

x = 6, y = 16, rule = B3/S23
4b2o$4b2o4$2o$obo$b2o6$b3o$2bo$3o!
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby Extrementhusiast » October 14th, 2009, 10:38 pm

Purposely built heisenburp out of accidentally discovered reaction:
x = 693, y = 811, rule = B3/S23
136b2o$127bo8b2o$126bo5bo6b2o15bo$126bob2o3bo5b3o5b2o5b3o$127b6o6b2o6b
2o4bo$128b4o4b2o15b2o$136b2o$185b2o$124b2obob2o47b3o4b2o$168bo8b5o6b2o
$124bo5bo37b3o5bobo3bo5b3o$171bo4b2o3bo6b2o7bo$125b2ob2o40b2o13b2o8b2o
b2o$127bo57b2o$148b2o3b2o18bo20bo5bo$150b3o19bobo$149bo3bo17bo3bo18b2o
bob2o$150bobo19b3o$151bo18b2o3b2o$130bo68bo$124b3o4b2o63bo2bo$123bo3bo
2b2o67bo$195b2o$122bo5bo23b3o16bo23bo$122b2o3b2o17bobo22bo23bobo$146b
2o4bobo16bob3o20b2o$147bo3b5o$125bo10bo13b2o3b2o19bo$124bobo8b3o12b2o
3b2o16bob2o19b2o3b2o$124bobo10b2o34b2o21bo5bo$124bo11b3o50bo$124bo12bo
15bo35bobo5bo3bo$124bo2bo9b4o13b2o12b2o3b2o14b2o7b3o$125b2o8b2o3b2o26b
2o3b2o$136b2o3b2o13bo12b5o7bo$137bo32bobo9bo$152bo2bo24b3o$152b2o16b3o
2$198b2o$198b2o3$171b2o$171b2o7$129bobo$128bo2bo4bo$127b2o5b2o$125b2o
3bo8b2o$127b2o10b2o$128bo2bo$121b2o6bobo$120b4o70bobo$119bo2bobo68bo2b
o$118bobo2b2o67b2o$117bobo64b2o4b2o3bo$116b2o66b2o6b2o$116b3o74bo2bo$
117bobo74bobo$118b2o84b2o$200b2obo$200b2o2bo2bo$205bobo$206bo2$205b2o$
205b2o32b2o$239b2o2$240bo$239bobo$234b2o2bo2bo$234b2obo$238b2o$228bobo
$227bo2bo$218b2o6b2o$218b2o4b2o3bo$226b2o$227bo2bo$228bobo8$220b3o5$
150b2o$151bo53b2o$151bobo51b2o$152b2o2$232b2o$232b2o2$204b3o$214b3o$
204bobo9bo$203b5o7bo$202b2o3b2o$202b2o3b2o14bo8b3o$231bo3bo2$207b2o21b
o5bo$207bob2o19b2o3b2o$210bo2$205bob3o20b2o$205bo23bobo$205bo23bo$229b
2o$233bo$230bo2bo$233bo$204b2o3b2o$206b3o$205bo3bo18b2obob2o$206bobo$
207bo20bo5bo$219b2o$166bobo35b2o13b2o8b2ob2o$169bo35bo4b2o3bo6b2o7bo$
169bo32b3o5bobo3bo5b3o$166bo2bo32bo8b5o6b2o$167b3o42b3o4b2o$219b2o190$
63b2o$63b2o2b2o$61b2obo2b2o$61b3o2$26b2o5bo372bo2bo$25b3o3bo3bo26b2o
345bo$13bo8bob2o5bo30b2o341bo4bo$13bobo6bo2bo4bo5bo20bo347b2o2bobo$14b
obo5bob2o9b2o18b2ob2o350bob2o$5b2o7bo2bo7b3o$14bobo9b2o26bo5bo11b4o
369bo$13bobo27bo27bo4bo73b2o258bo2bo29b4o$13bo9bo18b3o9b2obob2o10bo3bo
bo73bo258b2o30bobob2o14b2o$8bo15b2o19bo26bo3bobo72bobo283b2o2bo2bob3o
11bo2bo$7bo15b2o53bo73b2o283b2o3bobob2o11bo7b2o$7bo33bobo34bo35b2o327b
4o12bo6bo2bo$42b2o31bo2bo34b3o299b3o27bo5bo7bo7b2o$29b2o45b2o32bob2o
15bo284bo3bo31bo9bo2bo$3b2o3b2o19b2o72b2o5bo2bo8b3o4bobo281bo5bo30b3o
9b2o$6bo28bo9b3o55b2o5bob2o16bobo280b2obob2o47bo$3bo5bo26bo76b3o2b2o2b
o7bo2bo297b2o33b3o$4b2ob2o25b3o20b2o55b2o2bo3bo7bobo298bobo31bo3bo$5bo
bo30b2o17b2o20b2obob2o33bo2bo6bobo284bo14bo35bo$6bo31b2o79b2o8bo124b2o
7b2o150bobo46bo5bo$6bo72bo5bo28b2o138bo2b2ob2o2bo150bobo25bo20bo5bo$
114bobo138b2obobob2o152bo26bobo19bo3bo$80b2ob2o22b2o6b3o15bo122bo5bo
180b2o21b3o$28bo53bo21b2o10b2o15bo122bob3obo152b2o$28b2o73bo2bo25bobo
122bo3bo153b2o21b3o$6b2o19bobo73bo2bobo22b2ob2o302bo$6b2o10bo84bo2b3o
21bo5bo120bo3bo177bo$17bobo88b2o23bo123bo3bo$16bo3b2o8bo50b2o17b3o4b3o
2bo17b2o3b2o$16bo3b2o5b4o50b2o17bobo4b2o149b3o$16bo3b2o4b4o9b2o58bo2bo
5bobo$7b2o8bobo6bo2bo9b2o58b2o2b3o3b2o23bo311b2o18b2o$6bobo9bo7b4o5bo
67b3o3b2o23bo311bobo9b2o6b2o$6bo20b4o4bo66bo2b2ob3o24bo310bo10b3o$5b2o
23bo71b3o3bo160bo172bo11bob2o$103bo163b3o154bobo15b2o10bo2bo$132b2o
132bo157b2o7b2o2b2o4b2o9bob2o$114bo2bo8bo5b2o132b2o157bo7b2o2b2o4b3o
11b3o5b2o$114bo10bobo309b2o4b2o13b2o5bobo$110bo2bo3b2o5bo3b2o312b2o23b
o$107b4o3b2obobo4bo3b2o36bobo77b2o194bo24b2o$99b2o5b4o14bo3b2o39bo76b
2o$99b2o5bo2bo8b2o5bobo3b2o36bo$106b4o16bo4bobo32bo2bo$107b4o22bo33b3o
$110bo22b2o2$237b2o$238bo$238bobo$228bo10b2o$216bo11b3o19b2o$162bo51b
3o14bo19bo186bo21b2o$160bo3bo48bo16b2o19b3o183b2o21bo$165bo35bo11b2o
221b2o11b2o7bobo$160bo4bo33b3o224b2o7b3o7bo3b3o6b2o$161b5o16b2o15bo
226b2o8b2o5b4o4b2obo$182b2o15bo237b2o2bo4bo4bo2bo$438bo2bo3bo5b2obo$
442bob2o3b3o$241bo207b2o8b2o$239b3o217b2o$222b2o15bo$179b2o41b2o15bo
195bobo$179bo19b2o234b2o23bo$180bo17bobo235bo22b3o$179b2o17bo259bo3bo$
197b2o10b2o48b2o167b3o29bo$210bo48b2o147b2o18bo28bo5bo$207b3o9b2o32b2o
153b2o19bo27bo5bo$207bo11bo33b2o203bo3bo$220bo175b3o60b3o$219b2o177bo
37b2o$255b2o140bo38b2o$248b2o5b2o183b2o$248b2o189b2o$441bo$2b2o23bo
380b3o$3bo20b4o4bo184bo189bo3bo41b2o$3bobo9bo7b4o5bo183bobo187bo5bo40b
o2bo$4b2o8bobo6bo2bo9b2o178bobo187b2obob2o30bo3b3o7bo$13bo3b2o4b4o9b2o
179bo224b5o3bo6bo$13bo3b2o5b4o402b2o9b2ob2o3bo7bo$13bo3b2o8bo380bo21b
2o8b3ob2o3bo3bo2bo$14bobo386b2o4b2o30b2ob4o5b2o$3b2o10bo387b2o3b3o31b
4o$3b2o19bobo308b2o21bo44b2o38bo$25b2o309bo21b2o44bo$25bo310bobo7b2o
11b2o42bobo$337b2o6b3o3bo7b3o7b2o27b3obobo$342bob2o4b4o5b2o8b2o27b4obo
$3bo338bo2bo4bo4bo2b2o42bo$3bo31b2o305bob2o5bo3bo2bo$2bobo30b2o17b2o
151b2o136b3o3b2obo$b2ob2o25b3o20b2o151b2o127b2o8b2o$o5bo26bo302b2o$3bo
28bo9b3o180b2o$2o3b2o19b2o197bobo131bobo$26b2o199bo108bo23b2o$39b2o
186b2o106b3o22bo$4bo33bobo155b2o136bo3bo31bobo$4bo15b2o169b2o2bo2bo
137bo32bo2bo$5bo15b2o19bo148bo4bobo134bo5bo29bo3bo13b2o$10bo9bo18b3o9b
2obob2o130b2obo5bo18b2o115bo5bo22b2o6b4o13b2o$10bobo27bo148bobob2o21bo
bo115bo3bo26bo3bo3bo$11bobo9b2o26bo5bo130bo2bo2bo23bo116b3o22b2o6b3o2b
2o$2b2o7bo2bo7b3o163b2o2bo4bo20b2o140bo7b2o3bo$11bobo5bob2o9b2o18b2ob
2o136b5o162bo4bo2b6o$10bobo6bo2bo4bo5bo20bo306bo3bo2bo3b2o$10bo8bob2o
5bo30b2o131bob2o167bo4b5o$22b3o3bo3bo26b2o131b2obo172bo$23b2o5bo355b3o
$342b2o41bo3bo$58b3o279bo2bo34bo5bo5bo$58b2obo2b2o273bo7b3o3bo23b2o5b
2obob2o$60b2o2b2o273bo6bo3b5o22bobo$60b2o269bo7bo7bo3b2ob2o9b2o$330b2o
8bo2bo3bo3b2ob3o8b2o21bo$330bobo9b2o5b4ob2o30b2o4b2o$351b4o31b3o3b2o$
353bo38b2o$392bo$391bobo$392bobob3o$393bob4o$394bo111$451bo$450b2o$
450bobo238$691bo$690b2o$690bobo!


It's p480, but it isn't a "pure" heisenburp because the glider gets affected.
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby Awesomeness » October 15th, 2009, 7:40 pm

I was originally trying to make a puffer, when I found this interesting thing a while ago:

x = 48, y = 62, rule = B3/S23
46bo$47bo$45b3o6$38bo$39bo$37b3o6$31bo$29bobo$30b2o6$23bo$21bobo$22b2o
6$14bo$15bo$13b3o6$7bo$5bobo$6b2o6b6o$13bo5bo$19bo$18bo3$27b2o$23b4ob
2o$24b5o$25b3o3$25b4o$24bo3bo$28bo$19b2o6bo$b6o8b4ob2o$o5bo8b6o$6bo9b
4o$5bo!

I named it Base.rle for some reason.

It "sorts" out gliders.
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby knightlife » October 16th, 2009, 12:12 am

This LWSS to glider converter uses a Herschel,
but it unexpectedly converts any *WSS to a glider
x = 46, y = 17, rule = B3/S23
3o17b3o17b3o$2bo19bo19bo$b3o17b3o17b3o8$3b3o17b3o17b3o$2bo2bo16bo2bo
16bo2bo$5bo19bo19bo$5bo15bo3bo15bo3bo$2bobo20bo15bo3bo$22bobo20bo$42bo
bo!
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby Extrementhusiast » October 16th, 2009, 9:59 pm

Natural Big S with Tub:
x = 14, y = 9, rule = B3/S23
9b3o$9bo2bo$9bo2bo$2b2o6bo2bo$4o5b2o2bo$2b2o3b3o2bo$6b2o3bo$6bo2b2o$7b
3o!

Main position is from R-pentomino.
The BST is most likely less common than the 100th most common still life.
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby knightlife » October 17th, 2009, 1:06 am

Natural MWSS from just a pond and an R-pentomino:

Image

x = 9, y = 7, rule = B3/S23
6b2o$5bo2bo$5bo2bo$6b2o$b2o$2o$bo!


Added block catalyst makes a glider instead of the honeyfarm:

Image

x = 9, y = 13, rule = B3/S23
6b2o$5bo2bo$5bo2bo$6b2o$b2o$2o$bo5$5b2o$5b2o!
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby Extrementhusiast » October 18th, 2009, 6:07 pm

Didn't I discover the first pattern?
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby knightlife » October 18th, 2009, 11:40 pm

Extrementhusiast wrote:Didn't I discover the first pattern?


Oops! It may very well be yours, I did not file it properly in the correct directory and with your name in the title, sorry about that. I did add the catalyst to it though. I have literally tens of thousands of saved patterns and they are not well organized/documented.
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby Sokwe » October 19th, 2009, 2:59 am

Extrementhusiast wrote:Natural Big S with Tub

That could make a relatively cheap glider synthesis. One would have to hit it with random gliders to get rid of the extra debris, but if we're lucky it will take just one, resulting in a 6-glider synthesis (we probably aren't so lucky).

x = 27, y = 19, rule = B3/S23
4$7bobo$8b2o$8bo4$22bo$11b2o8b3o$10bobo10bo$12bo!


for now, 8-glider synthesis:
x = 58, y = 58, rule = B3/S23
44bo$42b2o$43b2o28$obo$b2o$bo10$15bo$16b2o$15b2o3bobo$4b2o14b2o$3bobo
15bo$5bo2$56b2o$15b2o38b2o$16b2o39bo$15bo3$42b3o$42bo$43bo!
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby Extrementhusiast » October 19th, 2009, 6:28 pm

Here's my first attempt:
x = 47, y = 28, rule = B3/S23
6$4bobo$5b2o$5bo4$19bo$8b2o8b3o$7bobo10bo$9bo4$38b2o$38bobo$38bo!


Ver. 2
x = 66, y = 90, rule = B3/S23
16$7bo$5bobo$6b2o18$61bo$59b2o$60b2o19$12bobo$13b2o$13bo4$27bo$16b2o8b
3o$15bobo10bo$17bo4$46b2o$46bobo$46bo!


Third time's the charm! (seven gliders)
x = 71, y = 73, rule = B3/S23
68bobo$68b2o$69bo36$obo$b2o$bo10$15bo$16b2o$15b2o15bobo$32b2o$33bo11$
4b2o$3bobo49b2o$5bo49bobo$55bo2$15b2o$16b2o$15bo!

Ever notice that the number of gliders is lucky seven?
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby knightlife » October 19th, 2009, 9:31 pm

4 ways for 7-glider synthesis:
x = 125, y = 86, rule = B3/S23
27bo$26b2o$26bobo4$obo77bobo40bo$b2o78b2o39b2o$bo79bo40bobo2$113bo$
112b2o$15bo79bo16bobo$4b2o8b3o67b2o8b3o$3bobo10bo66bobo10bo$5bo79bo7$
33b2o$33bobo$33bo17$122bo$121bo$121b3o3$obo$b2o$bo4$15bo$4b2o8b3o$3bob
o10bo98bo$5bo109bobo$115b2o$48b2o$34b2o12bobo$33b2o13bo$35bo16$80bobo$
81b2o$81bo4$95bo$84b2o8b3o$83bobo10bo$85bo!


In each case the rightmost glider is there to clean up one last object that would form otherwise.
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby knightlife » October 20th, 2009, 4:25 am

Sixth glider discovery reveals a different larger still life:
x = 28, y = 44, rule = B3/S23
2bo$obo$b2o20$3bo$bobo$2b2o4$19bo$20b2o$19b2o4bo$25bobo$12b2o11b2o$13b
2o$12bo7$5b2o$6b2o$5bo!


An 8-glider solution to synthesize an 18-bit still life:
x = 51, y = 54, rule = B3/S23
48bobo$48b2o$49bo8$2bo$obo$b2o12$46bobo$46b2o$47bo6$3bo$bobo$2b2o4$19b
o$20b2o$19b2o4bo$25bobo$12b2o11b2o$13b2o$12bo7$5b2o$6b2o$5bo!


I don't know if this 18-bit still life already has a glider synthesis.
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby Extrementhusiast » October 20th, 2009, 6:45 pm

Looks like you missed mine.

P4 oscillator composed of two T-nosed P4 bases:
x = 17, y = 21, rule = B3/S23
2$3b2o7b2o$3bo2b2ob2o2bo$4b2obobob2o$5bobobobo$5bo5bo$6bo3bo$7b3o2$6b
3o$5bo3bo$4bo5bo$4bobobobo$3b2obobob2o$2bo2b2ob2o2bo$2b2o7b2o!
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby hkoenig » October 20th, 2009, 8:22 pm

15 bit still life in 5 gliders by Dave Buckingham:
#C 15.1054
x=20, y=16
13bo$13bobo$13b2o2b3o$5bobo9bo$6b2o10bo$6bo$2bo$obo$b2o5$15bo$14b2o$14bob
o!


Which, using a reaction by Mark Neimiec, can be turned into the 18 bit still life using 3 more Gliders
#C 18.14222
x=14, y=14, h=2, v=1
9b2o$8bobo$8bo$9b4o$13bo$11bobo$10bobo$bo9bo$2bo$3o5b2o$7b2o$3b3o3bo$5bo$4b
o!


But that still requires a total of 8 Gliders.

P4 oscillator composed of two T-nosed P4 bases


Appears to be new, at least I didn't list it.
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby hkoenig » October 20th, 2009, 8:42 pm

A little more research shows that the P4 is uses a rotor compatible to one found by Dean Hickerson. This oscillator is shown at the top, the next two are hybrids consisting of old and new halves, while the bottom is another variation of Hickerson's oscillator I didn't have in my lists.

x=21, y=60
b2o8bo$2bo7bobo$2bob2o2b3obo$3bo3bo4b2o$8bob2o2bo$4bo3bo4bobo$8bob2o2bo$3b
o3bo4b2o$2bob2o2b3obo$2bo7bobo$b2o8bo5$14bo$b2o10bobo$bobo7b3obo$3b3o4bo4b
2o$2bo3bobo2bob2o2bo$2b2obo5bo4bobo$5bo5bob2o2bo$2b2obo2bobo4b2o$2bo3bo4b
3obo$3b3o7bobo$bobo10bo$b2o7$b2o8b2o$2bo7bobo$2bob2o2b3o$3bo3bo3bo$8bob2o$4b
o3bo$8bob2o$3bo3bo3bo$2bob2o2b3o$2bo7bobo$b2o8b2o5$4bo$3bobo10bo$3bob3o7b
obo$2b2o4bo4b3obo$bo2b2obo2bobo4b2o$obo4bo5bob2o2bo$bo2b2obo5bo4bobo$2b2o4b
obo2bob2o2bo$3bob3o4bo4b2o$3bobo7b3obo$4bo10bobo$16bo!

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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby Extrementhusiast » October 22nd, 2009, 12:29 am

Another natural integral:
x = 25, y = 30, rule = B3/S23
11$11bo$10b3o$10bobo7$16b2o$16bobo$16bo!
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby PM 2Ring » October 23rd, 2009, 4:12 am

Two gliders & two blocks. One glider is reflected, one block is deleted. Other interesting things happen when one of the four objects is deleted.
x = 9, y = 12, rule = B3/S23
8bo$6b2o$7b2o$3bo$2bo$2
b3o4$4b2o$2o2b2o$2o!

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I noticed this reaction spontaneously arising in a collision of glider & LWSS streams:
x = 83, y = 87, rule = B3/S23
o$b2o$2o6$7bobo$8b2o$8bo5$15bo$16b2o$15b2o6$22bobo$23b2o$23bo3$69b2o$
53b2o13b4o$30bo21b2ob2o10b2ob2o$31b2o20b4o11b2o$30b2o22b2o7$35b3o$35bo
$36bo5$43b2o$43bobo$43bo6$50b3o$50bo$51bo5$58b2o$58bobo$58bo6$65b3o$
65bo$66bo5$73b2o$73bobo$73bo6$80b3o$80bo$81bo!


A glider + block to Pi reaction, with a Pi + block reaction for comparison.
x = 52, y = 6, rule = B3/S23
obo42b3o$2o43bobo$bo43bobo2$2o48b2o$2o48b2o!
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby Extrementhusiast » October 23rd, 2009, 7:05 pm

What's significant about the spontaneously appearing reaction with the gliders and the LWSSs?

Weird reflection reaction:
x = 9, y = 5, rule = B3/S23
o$b2ob4o$2o2bo2b2o$4bo$4b2o!


Notice the similarity between gen. 115 and gen. 144?
x = 13, y = 24, rule = B3/S23
3$3bo$2b3o$2bobo15$9b2o$8b2o$10bo!
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby PM 2Ring » October 26th, 2009, 3:22 am

What's significant about the spontaneously appearing reaction with the gliders and the LWSSs?

Nothing much. I was just showing how I accidentally discovered this reaction. I'm very interested in any reaction that produces closely aligned pairs of gliders. It might be possible to tame the glider / LWSS reaction using some still-life catalysts.
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