Gosper glider gun

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Guns are patterns that repeat periodically like an oscillator and thereby emit new patterns. That means that a finite number of cells can produce an unlimited number of new cells. The discovery of a glider gun by Bill Gosper came as a complete surprise to Conway. It is the smallest gun so far, too.

Gosper glider gun 1

Ingram Braun

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