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The '''lightweight spaceship''' (or '''LWSS''' for short or '''small fish'''<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.argentum.freeserve.co.uk/lex_s.htm#smallfish |title=Small fish |work=The Life Lexicon |publisher=Stephen Silver |accessdate=June 10, 2009}}</ref>) is the smallest orthogonally moving [[spaceship]], and the second most common spaceship (after the [[glider]]). It moves at [[:Category:Spaceships with speed c/2|c/2]] and has [[period]] [[:Category:Spaceships with period 4|4]]. It was found by [[John Conway]] in [[:Category:Patterns found in 1970|1970]].
 
The '''lightweight spaceship''' (or '''LWSS''' for short or '''small fish'''<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.argentum.freeserve.co.uk/lex_s.htm#smallfish |title=Small fish |work=The Life Lexicon |publisher=Stephen Silver |accessdate=June 10, 2009}}</ref>) is the smallest orthogonally moving [[spaceship]], and the second most common spaceship (after the [[glider]]). It moves at [[:Category:Spaceships with speed c/2|c/2]] and has [[period]] [[:Category:Spaceships with period 4|4]]. It was found by [[John Conway]] in [[:Category:Patterns found in 1970|1970]].
  

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Lightweight Spaceship
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Pattern type Spaceship
Number of cells 9
Bounding box 5×4
Direction Orthogonal
Period 4
Mod Unknown
Speed c/2
Speed (unsimplified) Unknown
Heat 11
Discovered by John Conway
Year of discovery 1970

The lightweight spaceship (or LWSS for short or small fish[1]) is the smallest orthogonally moving spaceship, and the second most common spaceship (after the glider). It moves at c/2 and has period 4. It was found by John Conway in 1970.

See also

References

  1. "Small fish". The Life Lexicon. Stephen Silver. Retrieved on June 10, 2009.

External links