Pinwheel

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Pinwheel
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Pattern type Oscillator
Oscillator type Billiard table
Family Pinwheel
Number of cells 35
Bounding box 12×12
Period 4
Mod 1
Heat 4.0
Volatility 0.20
Strict volatility 0.20
Discovered by Simon Norton
Year of discovery 1970

Pinwheel (or Catherine wheel) is a period 4 oscillator found by Simon Norton in April 1970. It is a billiard table configuration and possibly the first period 4 oscillator discovered.

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