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See also: Methuselah
- A large wine bottle with the capacity of about 6 liters, equivalent to 8 standard bottles.
- (cellular automata) A small pattern that takes many generations to stabilize.
- 1996 December 16, Paul Callahan, “Need help in finding topic for research project”, in comp.theory.cell-automata (Usenet):
- The first known methuselah was the r pentomino, but even longer lasting ones have been found by enumerating and testing small patterns. The following, called "rabbits," takes over 10000 generations to stabilize.