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x = 6, y = 5, rule = B3/S23 2b2o$bo2bo$ob2obo$bo2bo$2b2o! #C [[ THUMBSIZE 2 THEME 6 GRID GRIDMAJOR 0 SUPPRESS THUMBLAUNCH ]] #C Still life
Pattern type Strict still life
Number of cells 12
Bounding box 6×5
Frequency class 31.3
Discovered by Unknown
Year of discovery Unknown

Honeycomb (or super beehive[1]) is a symmetric still life with 12 cells.

It contains a photonegative beehive.

In other rules

Honeycomb is common in some S8 rules. An eight-cell-row turns into this. It is also common in S2-i rules, where they evolve from phi sparks.

See also


  1. "Super beehive". The Life Lexicon. Stephen Silver. Retrieved on May 2, 2009.

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