Merzenich's p31

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Merzenich's p31
Merzenich's p31 image
Pattern type Oscillator
Number of cells 48
Bounding box 24×21
Period 31
Mod 31
Heat 59.6
Volatility 0.98
Strict volatility 0.98
Discovered by Matthias Merzenich
Year of discovery 2010

Merzenich's p31 (or 48P31) is a period-31 oscillator found by Matthias Merzenich on November 5, 2010, being the first oscillator of this period to be discovered. In terms of its 48 cells, it is currentily the smallest known period-31 oscillator.

It is capable of reflecting gliders 90°, as shown below.

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48P31 reflecting gliders 90°
RLE: here

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