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{{Gun|p=30|name=Gosper glider gun|pname=gosperglidergun|c=36|discoverer=Bill Gosper|discoveryear=1970|life105=true|life106=true|plaintext=true|rle=true|animated=true}}
 
The '''Gosper glider gun''' is the first known [[gun]], and indeed the first known finite pattern with unbounded growth, found by [[:Category:Patterns found by Bill Gosper|Bill Gosper]] in November [[:Category:Patterns found in 1970|1970]]. It consists of two [[queen bee shuttle|queen bee shuttles]] stabilizes by two [[block|blocks]]. It remains by far the smallest known gun. Bill Gosper has since found other guns, such as [[new gun 1]] and [[new gun 2]].
 
The '''Gosper glider gun''' is the first known [[gun]], and indeed the first known finite pattern with unbounded growth, found by [[:Category:Patterns found by Bill Gosper|Bill Gosper]] in November [[:Category:Patterns found in 1970|1970]]. It consists of two [[queen bee shuttle|queen bee shuttles]] stabilizes by two [[block|blocks]]. It remains by far the smallest known gun. Bill Gosper has since found other guns, such as [[new gun 1]] and [[new gun 2]].
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
[http://www.argentum.freeserve.co.uk/lex_g.htm#gosperglidergun Gosper glider gun] at the Life Lexicon
 
[http://www.argentum.freeserve.co.uk/lex_g.htm#gosperglidergun Gosper glider gun] at the Life Lexicon

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Pattern type Gun
Number of cells 36
Period 30
Barrels Unknown
Discovered by Bill Gosper
Year of discovery 1970

The Gosper glider gun is the first known gun, and indeed the first known finite pattern with unbounded growth, found by Bill Gosper in November 1970. It consists of two queen bee shuttles stabilizes by two blocks. It remains by far the smallest known gun. Bill Gosper has since found other guns, such as new gun 1 and new gun 2.

External links

Gosper glider gun at the Life Lexicon