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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 GosperBill Gosper]] in November [[:Category:Patterns found in 19701970]]. It consists of two [[queen bee shuttlequeen bee shuttles]] stabilizes by two [[blockblocks]]. 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 GosperBill Gosper]] in November [[:Category:Patterns found in 19701970]]. It consists of two [[queen bee shuttlequeen bee shuttles]] stabilizes by two [[blockblocks]]. 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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Gosper glider gun  
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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