Difference between revisions of "Simkin glider gun"

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(There is a double-barrelled form of this, but THE Simkin glider gun itself is single-barrelled. (Grab the RLE and run it.))
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|by          = 23
 
|by          = 23
 
|p            = 120
 
|p            = 120
|b            = 2
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|b            = 1
 
|discoverer  = Michael Simkin
 
|discoverer  = Michael Simkin
 
|discoveryear = 2015
 
|discoveryear = 2015

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Simkin glider gun
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Pattern type Gun
Number of cells 36
Bounding box 33×23
Period 120
Barrels 1
Discovered by Michael Simkin
Year of discovery 2015
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Simkin glider gun is a glider gun, found by Michael Simkin on April 28, 2015. It consists of a Herschel running in two period-60 conduits. In terms of its 36 cells it is the smallest known gun, sharing the record with the Gosper glider gun. Moreover, in the double-barreled, as well as the pseudo-period, boat-bit form it is the absolute record holder.