Buckaroo

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Buckaroo
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Pattern type Miscellaneous
Number of cells 23
Discovered by David Buckingham
Year of discovery Unknown

Buckaroo is a queen bee shuttle stabilized at one end by an eater in such a way that it can turn a glider. It was found by David Buckingham in the 1970s. The name is due to Bill Gosper. Its glider-turning ability can be incorporated into an oscillator as in hectic.

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Buckaroo at the Life Lexicon