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Pattern type Oscillator
Number of cells 38
Bounding box 15×11
Period 7
Mod 7
Heat 23.4
Volatility 0.82
Strict volatility 0.82
Discovered by Nicolay Beluchenko
Year of discovery 2009

38P7.2 is an unnamed period 7 oscillator discovered by Nicolay Beluchenko on February 17, 2009.[1] It provides six sparks in generation 4 that are useful in creating non-trivial oscillators of higher periods such as snacker on 38P7.2. A variation of this oscillator can be created by displacing one half of the oscillator by two cells.

gmc_nxtman found an 18-glider synthesis of this oscillator on August 13, 2017.[2]

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An alternate form of this oscillator
RLE: here

See also


  1. Jason Summers' all-osc pattern collection.
  2. gmc_nxtman (August 13, 2017). "Re: Soup Search Results". Retrieved on August 13, 2017.

External links

  • 38P7.2 at Heinrich Koenig's Game of Life Object Catalogs