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Cuphook image
Pattern type Oscillator
Oscillator type Muttering moat
Number of cells 18
Bounding box 9×8
Period 3
Mod 3
Heat 2
Volatility 0.14
Discovered by Rich Schroeppel
Year of discovery 1970

Cuphook is a period 3 oscillator that was found by Rich Schroeppel in October 1970.[1] It is one of only three essentially different period 3 oscillators with only three cells in the rotor. The others are 1-2-3 and stillater.


  1. Robert Wainwright (March 1971). "Lifeline Volume 1".

External links

  • Cuphook at Eric Weisstein's Treasure Trove of Life