Merzenich's p64

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Merzenich's p64
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Pattern type Oscillator
Number of cells 34
Bounding box 21×21
Period 64
Mod Unknown
Heat 20.75
Volatility 0.97
Strict volatility 0.97
Discovered by Matthias Merzenich
Year of discovery Unknown

Merzenich's p64, aka 4 blocks hassling 2 beehives and 2 R-pentominos,[1] is the smallest known period-64 oscillator.

Two copies of this oscillator are seen in pre-pulsar shuttle 64.

References

  1. http://conwaylife.com/ref/mniemiec/period.htm#p64

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