a pattern in John Conway 's Game of Life in which every live cell dies every generation , but which survives as a whole
The Phoenix, built by John Stevens in June 1809, was the first steamboat to sail the open ocean, from New York to Philadelphia. Her captain at that occasion was Moses Rogers, who also was the captain of the Savannah the first United States steamer to cross the Atlantic. Robert L.
Phoenix is the fifth book in Steven Brust's Vlad Taltos series, set in the fantasy world of Dragaera. Originally published in 1990 by Ace Books, it was reprinted in 2002 along with Taltos in the omnibus The Book of Taltos. Following the trend of the Vlad Taltos books, it is named after one of the Great Houses and features that House as an important element to its plot.