Bi-loaf 3

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Bi-loaf 3
Bi-loaf 3 image
Pattern type Pure glider generator
Number of cells 12
Bounding box 4×7
Discovered by Honeywell group
Year of discovery 1971

Bi-loaf 3 is a small pure glider generator that was first described in Lifeline Volume 1. After four generations it evolves into two gliders -- that run in opposite ways along the diagonal that is closest to the great axis of the pattern. E.g. when the great axis is NNE-SSW, the gliders' directions are northeast & southwest.

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