Middleweight emulator

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Middleweight emulator
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Pattern type Oscillator
Family Emulator
Number of cells 32
Bounding box 15×7
Period 4
Mod 4
Heat 16
Volatility 0.53
Strict volatility 0.43
Discovered by Robert Wainwright
Year of discovery 1980

Middleweight emulator is a period-4 oscillator found by Robert Wainwright in June 1980.[1] It is one of the three standard emulators and produces sparks similar to those of the middleweight spaceship. It is often used in the construction of larger oscillators, such as 145P20.

A four-fold version of this oscillator appeared semi-naturally in April 2016.[2]

See also


  1. Dean Hickerson's oscillator stamp collection. Retrieved on March 14, 2020.
  2. thunk (April 22, 2016). Re: Soup search results (discussion thread) at the ConwayLife.com forums

External links

  • 32P4.3 at Heinrich Koenig's Game of Life Object Catalogs