I was browsing a wikipedia article on cellular automaton (CA) and ran across a very interesting animated gif a glider gun in a torus wrap-around universe (think the game asteroids):

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public domain from wikipedia

I wondered if the animation would tessellate--and it does! See here: http://stephenbalaban.com/tessellating-cellular-automaton/images/glider-gun.html.


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