F-heptomino

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F-heptomino
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Pattern type Methuselah
Number of cells 7
Bounding box 4×4
MCPS 7
Lifespan 437 generations
Final population 60
L/I 62.4
F/I 8.6
F/L 0.137
L/MCPS 62.4
Discovered by John Conway
Year of discovery 1970

The F-heptomino is a methuselah that evolves into three blocks, a tub, a pond, seven blinkers (one traffic light and half of an interchange), a beehive, a boat and a glider after 437 generations. It was named by John Conway.

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