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Pattern type Methuselah
Number of cells 20
Bounding box 16×10
Lifespan 30046 generations
Final population 3026
L/I 1502.3
F/I 151.3
F/L 0.101
L/MCPS 1155.6
Discovered by Andrzej Megier
Year of discovery 2008

Eve is a methuselah with a lifespan of 30046 generations, discovered by Andrzej Megier on June 29, 2008.[1] It was found by testing random walk patterns in combination with a moderately distanced predefined pattern (in this case, the "<" hexomino).[2]

Stable pattern

The stable pattern that results from Eve cycles between 3034, 3050 and 3026 cells.

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See also


  1. "Game of life methuselah? - comp.theory.cell-automata". Retrieved on May 11, 2010.
  2. "Talk:List of long-lived methuselahs, About 30000 generations?". Retrieved on May 11, 2010.