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'''Simkin glider gun''' is a glider gun, found by [[Michael Simkin]] on April 28, [[:Category:Patterns found in 2015|2015]]. It consists of a [[Herschel]] running in two period-60 [[conduit]]s, producing infinite copies of the [[first natural glider]]. 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.
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'''Simkin glider gun''' is a glider gun, found by [[Michael Simkin]] on April 28, [[:Category:Patterns found in 2015|2015]]. It consists of a [[Herschel]] running in two period-60 [[conduit]]s, producing infinite copies of the [[first natural glider]]. In terms of its 27 cells (or 36 for 1 barrel) it is the smallest known gun, beating the record of the [[Gosper glider gun]] (or sharing record for 1 barrel).  
  
 
== See Also ==
 
== See Also ==
  
 
- [[Simkin Glider Gun Breeder]]
 
- [[Simkin Glider Gun Breeder]]

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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 2
Discovered by Michael Simkin
Year of discovery 2015

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, producing infinite copies of the first natural glider. In terms of its 27 cells (or 36 for 1 barrel) it is the smallest known gun, beating the record of the Gosper glider gun (or sharing record for 1 barrel).

See Also

- Simkin Glider Gun Breeder