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Patterns made after 500 steps

Patterns produced after 500 steps in the evolution of a sequence of two-dimensional cellular automata starting from random initial conditions. The rules shown are of the same kind as on the facing page, and include most of the 64 possibilities that leave a state that contains only white cells unchanged.

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  • Wolfram Language source code for image on page 247

From Stephen Wolfram: A New Kind of Science [citation]