Cauldron
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Cauldron  
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Pattern type  Oscillator  

Oscillator type  Billiard table  
Number of cells  32  
Bounding box  11×13  
Period  8  
Mod  8  
Heat  2.8  
Volatility  0.20  
Strict volatility  0.18  
Discovered by  Robert Wainwright Don Woods  
Year of discovery  1971  
 
 
 

Cauldron (or crucible^{[1]}) is a period 8 billiard table oscillator that was found in 1971 independently by Don Woods and Robert Wainwright. A 24glider synthesis is known for a variation of this oscillator with a slightly larger stator.^{[2]}
See also
References
 ↑ "Cauldron". The Life Lexicon. Stephen Silver. Retrieved on December 3, 2018.
 ↑ Adam P. Goucher. "xp8_x3lkl3z178ngggn871zy04ac". Catagolue. Retrieved on July 11, 2019.
External links
 Cauldron at the Life Lexicon
 32P8.1 at Heinrich Koenig's Game of Life Object Catalogs
Categories:
 Patterns
 Oscillators with 32 cells
 Patterns with 32 cells
 Patterns found by Robert Wainwright
 Patterns found by Don Woods
 Patterns found in 1971
 Patterns that can be constructed with 39 gliders
 Oscillators
 Periodic objects with minimum population 32
 Billiard tables
 Oscillators with period 8
 Oscillators with mod 8
 Oscillators with heat 2
 Oscillators with volatility 0.20
 Oscillators with strict volatility 0.18