Also he found in september 2016 this orphan of width 5 which fits inside a 5x45 box and has reflection symmetry along its long axis.
As usual the challenge remains: Can you find a smaller one --- i.e. proving that your example has no predecessor in Game of Life and has fewer living cells or fewer total number of cells as any orphan?YES
|standings for Garden of Eden and Orphans record attributs||2016-09-18|
|fewest number of living cells of Garden of Eden||45|
|fewest number of totally needed cells for a minimal Orphan||89|
|smallest rectangular bounding box||11x9 , 12x8|
|lowest density of living cells for minimal Orphan||0.3203|