Jason's p6

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Jason's p6
x = 10, y = 10, rule = B3/S23 2b2ob2o3b$5bo4b$o2b3o4b$obobo4bo$2b2o3b3o$3o3b2o2b$o4bobobo$4b3o2bo$4b o5b$3b2ob2o2b! #C [[ THUMBSIZE 2 THEME 6 GRID GRIDMAJOR 0 SUPPRESS THUMBLAUNCH ]] #C [[ AUTOSTART ]] #C [[ THUMBSIZE 2 GPS 3 LOOP 6 ]]
Pattern type Oscillator
Number of cells 28
Bounding box 12×12
Period 6
Mod 6
Heat 30.67
Volatility 1.00
Strict volatility 0.94
Discovered by Achim Flammenkamp
Year of discovery 1994

Jason's p6 is a period-6 oscillator discovered by Achim Flammenkamp on July 25, 1994.[1] It is named after Jason Summers, who found a 40-glider synthesis for this oscillator in September 2004.[2][3] Forum user yootaa found a 17-glider synthesis on December 22, 2017.[4]

The first known semi-natural occurrence of Jason's p6 was in a symmetric soup found by Dongook Lee in January 2015.[5]

References

  1. Dean Hickerson's oscillator stamp collection. Retrieved on March 15, 2020.
  2. Jason Summers' jslife pattern collection. Retrieved on January 5, 2020.
  3. Dave Greene (March 14, 2020). Re: Thread for basic questions (discussion thread) at the ConwayLife.com forums
  4. yootaa (December 22, 2017). Re: Synthesising Oscillators (discussion thread) at the ConwayLife.com forums
  5. Dongook Lee (January 9, 2015). Re: Soup search results (discussion thread) at the ConwayLife.com forums

External links

  • 28P6.3 at Heinrich Koenig's Game of Life Object Catalogs