HartmutHolzwart wrote:Congratulations! A real milestone in the history of CGOL!
I get it that there are no close cousins or small tagalongs?
Macbi wrote:I wonder if this will attract lots of new users to the forum in the same way that Gemini or Copperhead did? Maybe we should post some links on HackerNews and r/cellular_automata to get the publicity ball rolling?
x = 81, y = 96, rule = LifeHistory
58.2A$58.2A3$59.2A17.2A$59.2A17.2A3$79.2A$79.2A2$57.A$56.A$56.3A4$27.
A$27.A.A$27.2A21$3.2A$3.2A2.2A$7.2A18$7.2A$7.2A2.2A$11.2A11$2A$2A2.2A
$4.2A18$4.2A$4.2A2.2A$8.2A!
calcyman wrote:Macbi wrote:I found the repeat time, which is 196.
Extrementhusiast, any hopes for a p210 gun based on this?
Extrementhusiast wrote:calcyman wrote:Extrementhusiast, any hopes for a p210 gun based on this?
No, I think we may have to wait another 14 years for that.
Macbi wrote:I wonder if this will attract lots of new users to the forum in the same way that Gemini or Copperhead did? Maybe we should post some links on HackerNews and r/cellular_automata to get the publicity ball rolling?
calcyman wrote:Macbi wrote:I wonder if this will attract lots of new users to the forum in the same way that Gemini or Copperhead did? Maybe we should post some links on HackerNews and r/cellular_automata to get the publicity ball rolling?
Tom and I are intending to write a paper on the subject, and I'll post a (less technical) cp4space article describing the discovery and the ideas involved -- ideally could you please wait until then before 'going public'?
77topaz wrote:calcyman wrote:Macbi wrote:I wonder if this will attract lots of new users to the forum in the same way that Gemini or Copperhead did? Maybe we should post some links on HackerNews and r/cellular_automata to get the publicity ball rolling?
Tom and I are intending to write a paper on the subject, and I'll post a (less technical) cp4space article describing the discovery and the ideas involved -- ideally could you please wait until then before 'going public'?
Well, it's already been posted on Reddit, and anyone who sees this website can find out about it anyway, so it's basically already gone public.
Well I already posted a link to HN but it didn't take off. I think a nontechnical article is needed for people to appreciate the brilliance.calcyman wrote:I mean prior to posting on Hacker News, Slashdot, and the like.
Macbi wrote:I'd say the new most wanted speed is (3,1)c/8, since it's the simplest speed where it isn't know if it is achievable. Maybe the same tools can do the job? (With some slowdown due to the increase in period.) If they did manage to find a (3,1)c/8 then I'd expect a (4,1)c/10 or (3,2)c/10 to follow soon afterwards. After that the period might be a bit too high.
Although any new elementary spaceship speed is a good discovery, those aren't as interesting to me because we already know that ships can travel at those speeds (with much higher periods).77topaz wrote:Macbi wrote:I'd say the new most wanted speed is (3,1)c/8, since it's the simplest speed where it isn't know if it is achievable. Maybe the same tools can do the job? (With some slowdown due to the increase in period.) If they did manage to find a (3,1)c/8 then I'd expect a (4,1)c/10 or (3,2)c/10 to follow soon afterwards. After that the period might be a bit too high.
There's a couple more possible knightship speeds in that window, though, namely (2,1)c/7, (2,1)c/8, (3,1)c/9, (2,1)c/9, (3,1)c/10 and (2,1)c/10. We could easily exhaust the Knights of the Round Table before we exhaust our searching technology.
Macbi wrote:If they did manage to find a (3,1)c/8 then I'd expect a (4,1)c/10 or (3,2)c/10 to follow soon afterwards. After that the period might be a bit too high.
77topaz wrote:There's a couple more possible knightship speeds in that window, though, namely (2,1)c/7, (2,1)c/8, (3,1)c/9, (2,1)c/9, (3,1)c/10 and (2,1)c/10. We could easily exhaust the Knights of the Round Table before we exhaust our searching technology. :P
x = 176, y = 354, rule = B3/S23
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$46b2obobo7b2o$50bo9bo7b2o$60bobo5b2o$36b2o23b2o$37bo7b2o$37bobo5b2o$
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2b2o$77b3o$74b2o$73b3o5bo$76b2o2bobo$73bo2b3obobo$74b2obo2bo$76bobo2b
2o$78b2o$74b3o4bo$74b3o4bo$75b2o3b3o$76b2ob2o$77b2o$77bo2$76b2o$78bo
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o2bobo$155b3o2b3o$155b2obo$157bob3ob2o$155bo2bo$154b2obo2bobo$154b2o2b
3o$155bo2bo2bobo$155b2obob2o2b2o$157bob3o$163b3o$164b2o2$156b2o6bo2bo$
156b2obo4b4o$157b2o3b5o$157bo3b2o$157b2o4bo$157bo4b2o$155b5o2bo2bo$
158bo5b2o$157b2o6bob3o$158bo4b2o3b2o$161b4o$164b3o$165bo4bo$165b7o$
168bob2o$164b3o3b2o$167bo5bo$164b2ob3o2bo$163b2o3b2ob2o$163bobo2bobobo
bo$164b2ob5o3bo$164b2o3bo2bobo$165bo2bo$166bo$165b3o$164bo$164bob3o$
169bo$163bo6bo$162b2obo3bo$165bob2o$166b3o$169b2o$162b4o4bo$163b5obobo
$163bo6bo$170bo2bo$170bo2bo$168b6o$166bob2obo$166bo7bo$166bo4b3obo$
167bo3bobo$167b2o4bobo$168b2obob2o$169bob5o$167bob2o2bo$170bo$167bo4bo
2bo$168bo3b2o$172bo$170b2o$169b2o$170bo$170bo!
Extrementhusiast wrote:Eater Mk. I for Sir Robin (and not his minstrels), repeat time 557...
Three excess gliders, three pieces of debris to clear. Seems simple enough.
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