New gun 2

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New gun 2
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Pattern type Gun
Number of cells 95
Bounding box 52×25
Period 144
Barrels 1
Discovered by Bill Gosper
David Bell
Year of discovery 1994

New gun 2 is a glider gun that consists of a period 144 block factory whose output is converted into gliders by the no longer unnamed period 72 oscillator "two blockers hassling R-pentomino". It is David Bell's improvement of a gun that Bill Gosper found in July 1994. The period 72 oscillator is by Robert Wainwright, 1990, and the block factory is Achim's p144 minus one of its stabilizing blocks.

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