Scorpion (or curl tie bun) is a 16-bit still life. It appears at generation 4761 of Bunnies, lasting for over 400 generations.
Scorpion is the thirty-ninth most common still life in Achim Flammenkamp's census, being less common than beehive with tail but more common than loop. It is also the fourty-sixth most common object on Adam P. Goucher's Catagolue.
On April 7, 2007 Dean Hickerson found a 4-glider synthesis of this still life.
- ↑ Achim Flammenkamp (September 7, 2004). "Most seen natural occurring ash objects in Game of Life". Retrieved on January 15, 2009.
- ↑ Adam P. Goucher. "Statistics". Catagolue. Retrieved on June 24, 2016.
- ↑ Dean Hickerson's 2, 3, and 4-glider syntheses pattern collection