Template:FeaturedArticle

From LifeWiki
Jump to: navigation, search

This template displays the current week's featured article (which is usually located on the main page). It cycles through 52 pre-selected articles and displays a snippet of the one that corresponds to the current week. What follows is the current featured article's snippet.


Eater1.png
Eater 1 (or fishhook or simply eater) was the first discovered eater. Its ability to eat various objects was discovered by Bill Gosper in 1971. It is the smallest still life that is neither radially symmetric nor symmetric through a line, and it is the thirteenth most common still life, being less common than mango but more common than long barge. It only takes four generations to recover from being hit by a glider, making it the fastest-recovering glider eater, and it is also the smallest glider eater. As such, it appears as a stabilizer at the corner of dozens of oscillators including 36P22, buckaroo, P54 shuttle, pentoad, pre-pulsar shuttle 47, and snacker.