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|Number of cells||16|
|Discovered by||Dean Hickerson|
|Year of discovery||1989|
Bent keys is a period 3 oscillator found by Dean Hickerson in August 1989. In September 2004 Jason Summers found a 10-glider synthesis of this oscillator, which was improved to 8 gliders by Jeremy Tan in June 2019. It can be extended infinitely, like the odd keys.
- Jason Summers' jslife pattern collection.
- Jeremy Tan. Re: Synthesising Oscillators (discussion thread) at the ConwayLife.com forums
- 18P3.29 at Heinrich Koenig's Game of Life Object Catalogs