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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
[http://www.argentum.freeserve.co.uk/lex_g.htm#glider Glider] at the Life Lexicon
 
[http://www.argentum.freeserve.co.uk/lex_g.htm#glider Glider] at the Life Lexicon
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Glider
Glider image
Pattern type Spaceship
Number of cells 5, 5, 5, 5
Direction Diagonal
Period 4
Mod Unknown
Speed [[:Category:Spaceships with speed c/4|c/4]]
Speed (unsimplified) Unknown
Heat Unknown
Discovered by Richard K. Guy
Year of discovery 1970

Expression error: Unrecognized punctuation character ",".[[Category:Spaceships with speed c/4]] A glider is the smallest, most common, and first-discovered spaceship. It was found by Richard K. Guy in 1970 while Conway's group was attempting to track the evolution of the R-pentomino. The name is due in part to the fact that it is glide symmetric. It is often stated that John Conway discovered the glider, but he himself has said that it was Guy.

External links

Glider at the Life Lexicon