The Turbine Pattern in the Game of Life
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The Game of Life is a two-dimensional totalistic cellular automaton with Moore neighborhood, discovered by John H. Conway in 1970. Applying its rules to the turbine pattern as initial condition makes the pattern cycle back to itself in eight steps.
Contributed by: Daniel de Souza Carvalho (August 2008)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA
Inspired by: Good Math, Bad Math: A Metalanguage for Pathological Programming: Cellular Automata in Alpaca.
"The Turbine Pattern in the Game of Life"
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Published: August 22 2008