Initial Conditions

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The_Robs
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Initial Conditions

Post by The_Robs » Tue Mar 26, 2019 8:38 pm

Initial Conditions
Difficulty : Dumb Luck.

On board the ISS, your research team needs to determine how living cells relate to chaos theory's views on initial conditions. You get to do so whilst working on a secret photocyte-based organism found on Mars, staring down at the earth from above.

Our allies can garantee an infinite supply of an certain Plate, containing an 'egg' of the organism under very specific conditions. They report that growth under those conditions gets the organism to reach a 45 cells entity before it dies out. This amount is not sufficient for further research. They need you to create better conditions for the cell. One issue is : the ISS didn't receive the funding for the Biological Lab module. All you get are Tweezers, and time.

Objective : Using Optical Tweezers only, can you make the organism multiply to 150 cells ?
Secondary objective : Share your results with the allies, by saving the initial conditions of your best Plate.
Ternary Objective : include a cell that can live within the provided environment, with or without decimating the original organism.
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I have on one occasion managed to have a beautiful plant growth that surpassed 200 cells. It collapsed due to the root dying out, but was almost reaching the entire lit areas of the plate.
I named the organism Algae Aurum, or Algae Robinis because I designed it using the golden angle as a means of covering the lit area efficiently.

Links :
Initial Condition Challenge on Drive
Initial Condition Challenge on Dropbox

Running the Observe should lead to this result, if no modification to the original conditions have been made.
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Good luck, please give me feedback, this is my very first challenge and I am new to this game :)
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Alast
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Re: Initial Conditions

Post by Alast » Tue Mar 26, 2019 9:42 pm

Did you temove the .substrate ending? I cannot open your file.
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Re: Initial Conditions

Post by The_Robs » Tue Mar 26, 2019 11:11 pm

You are correct, I had done so.

Hopefully, my last mistake ;)
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Re: Initial Conditions

Post by Alast » Wed Mar 27, 2019 6:49 am

Now the plate is empty? There should be an initial cell, right?
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Re: Initial Conditions

Post by The_Robs » Wed Mar 27, 2019 9:38 am

I did the download from both sources again, the file appears to work on my end.
Could this be due to my use of version 103 ?

So sorry I'm making this harder than it should !
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Re: Initial Conditions

Post by K-man » Wed Mar 27, 2019 12:51 pm

I'm sure alast is using v103

I made it with 209 cells
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Re: Initial Conditions

Post by K-man » Wed Mar 27, 2019 1:13 pm

I tweaked the light and got this:
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Re: Initial Conditions

Post by The_Robs » Wed Mar 27, 2019 3:44 pm

Ah, how cool ! All this needs is to expand inwards using the Golden Angle and you'd have a neat lil' configuration there.
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Re: Initial Conditions

Post by Alast » Wed Mar 27, 2019 5:40 pm

K-Man, what's that pnc bank atm location link in your last post about?
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Re: Initial Conditions

Post by Alast » Wed Mar 27, 2019 5:52 pm

There is a link under your screenshot. What is that about?
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