Small Period 9 Oscillator?

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boztalay
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Small Period 9 Oscillator?

Post by boztalay » August 9th, 2011, 3:57 am

Hey,

I'm relatively new to the Game of Life, and as I've been looking around, I noticed that all of the p9 oscillators are larger, greater than 30 cells. I was curious, are there any known smaller p9 oscillators out there?

Thanks.

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12Glider
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Re: Small Period 9 Oscillator?

Post by 12Glider » August 9th, 2011, 8:20 am

On the LifeWiki, there is an unnamed 29-cell p9 oscillator.
Link: http://www.conwaylife.com/wiki/29P9
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Why hasn't a glider exploded yet?

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