Dinner table
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Pattern type  Oscillator  

Number of cells  33  
Bounding box  13×13  
Period  12  
Mod  3  
Heat  10.0  
Volatility  0.55  
Strict volatility  0.53  
Discovered by  Robert Wainwright  
Year of discovery  1972  
 
 

Dinner table is a period 12 oscillator. It was the first period 12 oscillator to be found, and was discovered by Robert Wainwright in 1972.^{[1]} It consists of four eater 1s hassling a prebeehive. In terms of its minimum population of 33 cells, it is the smallest known nontrivial period 12 oscillator, although the trivial mold on long hook eating tub contains only 24 cells.^{[2]} It can also be extended as an agar.
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References
 ↑ Dean Hickerson's oscillator stamp collection.
 ↑ "Class 2 Objects Catalog". Retrieved on April 9, 2009.
External links
 Dinner table at the Life Lexicon
 33P12.1 at Heinrich Koenig's Game of Life Object Catalogs
Categories:
 Patterns
 Oscillators with 33 cells
 Patterns with 33 cells
 Patterns found by Robert Wainwright
 Patterns found in 1972
 Oscillators
 Periodic objects with minimum population 33
 Oscillators with period 12
 Oscillators with mod 3
 Oscillators with heat 10
 Oscillators with volatility 0.55
 Oscillators with strict volatility 0.53
 Nonflipping oscillators that turn 90 degrees