Mazing
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Mazing  
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Pattern type  Oscillator  

Number of cells  12  
Bounding box  7×7  
Frequency class  26.6  
Period  4  
Mod  2  
Heat  14  
Volatility  1.00  
Strict volatility  0.92  
Discovered by  David Buckingham  
Year of discovery  1973  
 
 
 

Mazing is a period 4 oscillator found by David Buckingham in December 1973.
Commonness
Mazing is about the fifteenth most common naturallyoccurring oscillator in Achim Flammenkamp's census, being less common than the tripole but more common than the blocker.^{[1]}
See also
References
 ↑ Achim Flammenkamp (September 7, 2004). "Most seen natural occurring ash objects in Game of Life". Retrieved on January 15, 2009.
External links
 Mazing at the Life Lexicon
Categories:
 Patterns
 Patterns with Catagolue frequency class 26.6
 Oscillators with 12 cells
 Patterns with 12 cells
 Patterns found by David Buckingham
 Patterns found in 1973
 Patterns that can be constructed with 5 gliders
 Oscillators
 Oscillators with period 4
 Oscillators with mod 2
 Oscillators with heat 14
 Oscillators with volatility 1.00
 Oscillators with strict volatility 0.92
 Patterns with diagonal bilateral symmetry
 Flipping oscillators