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|Number of cells||48|
|Discovered by||Matthias Merzenich|
|Year of discovery||2010|
Merzenich's p31 (or 48P31) is a period-31 oscillator found by Matthias Merzenich on November 5, 2010, being the first oscillator of this period to be discovered. In terms of its 48 cells, it is currentily the smallest known period-31 oscillator. It first appeared semi-naturally on May 11, 2015.
It is capable of reflecting gliders 90°, as shown below.