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Submission + - First replicating creature spawned in simulator (newscientist.com)

Calopteryx writes: "This is arguably the single most impressive and important pattern ever devised," says a Game of Life enthusiast. New Scientist has a story on a self-replicating entity which inhabits the mathematical universe known as the Game of Life. The existence of Gemini could help us understand how life on Earth began, or inspire strategies to build tiny computers
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First replicating creature spawned in simulator

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