Circular Motion of Strings in Cellular Automata, and Other Surprises


A two-state, three-dimensional, deterministic, reversible cellular automaton is shown to be capable of approximately circular orbits, wavelike undulations, and particle-like configurations that decay in accordance with a half-life law. Fig 1: Busy Boxes CA tracing a quasi-circular path 


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