Difference between revisions of "OCA:Snowflakes"
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−  '''Snowflakes''' is a nontotalistic [[cellular automaton#Wellknown Lifelike cellular automataLifelike cellular automaton]] that is [[omniperiodic]].  +  '''Snowflakes''' is a nontotalistic [[cellular automaton#Wellknown Lifelike cellular automataLifelike cellular automaton]] by users BlinkerSpawn and danny that is [[omniperiodic]]. 
It is named by a very common 21 cell [[still life]] that has a 2 cell seed:  It is named by a very common 21 cell [[still life]] that has a 2 cell seed:  
{{LV:Viewerx = 21, y = 9, rule = B2ci3ai4c8/S02ae3eijkq4iz5ar6i7e  {{LV:Viewerx = 21, y = 9, rule = B2ci3ai4c8/S02ae3eijkq4iz5ar6i7e  
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x = 10, y = 3, rule = B2ci3ai4c8/S02ae3eijkq4iz5ar6i7e  x = 10, y = 3, rule = B2ci3ai4c8/S02ae3eijkq4iz5ar6i7e  
6bo2bo$obo3b3o$3o4bo!}}  6bo2bo$obo3b3o$3o4bo!}}  
−  The G is c/2, the R is 2c/4. There exist G guns for all possible periods  +  The G is c/2, the R is 2c/4. There exist G [[guns]] for all possible periods, the lowest being 11. The same is true for the R gun, but no guns have ever been found of periods 9 and 10, the former being the lowest period possible. 
−  Next to c/2 orthogonal, known spaceship speeds are 2c/6 orthogonal, 2c/19 orthogonal and 2c/12 diagonal, with smallest examples:  +  Next to c/2 orthogonal, known spaceship speeds are 2c/6 orthogonal, 2c/19 orthogonal and 2c/12 diagonal, with the smallest examples being: 
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x = 41, y = 10, rule = B2ci3ai4c8/S02ae3eijkq4iz5ar6i7e  x = 41, y = 10, rule = B2ci3ai4c8/S02ae3eijkq4iz5ar6i7e  
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−  The latter two  +  The latter two spaceships have since appeared naturally in C1 soups, and have a synthesis from G's. For all known speeds there are puffers, but only the orthogonal speeds have rakes. 
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+  A [[universal constructor]] is in the works by [[Goldtiger997]] and several other users, which may lead to a very highperiod spaceship, much like Life's universal constructorbased spaceships.  
==External links==  ==External links==  
{{LinkForumThreadf=11t=3202title=Snowflakes}}  {{LinkForumThreadf=11t=3202title=Snowflakes}} 
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Snowflakes  


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Character  Chaotic 
Snowflakes is a nontotalistic Lifelike cellular automaton by users BlinkerSpawn and danny that is omniperiodic. It is named by a very common 21 cell still life that has a 2 cell seed:
Patterns
Spaceships
There are two very important small orthogonal spaceships:
The G is c/2, the R is 2c/4. There exist G guns for all possible periods, the lowest being 11. The same is true for the R gun, but no guns have ever been found of periods 9 and 10, the former being the lowest period possible.
Next to c/2 orthogonal, known spaceship speeds are 2c/6 orthogonal, 2c/19 orthogonal and 2c/12 diagonal, with the smallest examples being:
The latter two spaceships have since appeared naturally in C1 soups, and have a synthesis from G's. For all known speeds there are puffers, but only the orthogonal speeds have rakes.
A universal constructor is in the works by Goldtiger997 and several other users, which may lead to a very highperiod spaceship, much like Life's universal constructorbased spaceships.
External links
 Snowflakes (discussion thread) at the ConwayLife.com forums