Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Turin Shroud Man is not a photograph, but a negative THERMOGRAPH – and I challenge anyone to prove otherwise…

Stop Press: see my new Shroud site The composite pictures above (added 9th March) showing three operational steps,  and the  8 photographs below,  would seem to this retired science bod to leave little room for doubt that the Turin Shroud … Continue reading

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One very good reason why the Turin Shroud could not POSSIBLY have been produced by scorching onto linen – and 10 even better ones why it could.

Stop press (added 12th March): I have added  to the end of this post a section on the work of Irene Corgiat, pyrographical artist par excellence, who has produced a remarkable simulation of the face on the Shroud using her … Continue reading

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Modelling the image of the Turin Shroud – an interrupted experiment using onion epidermis – just one cell thick.

Stop Press: updated Wed 11:00 London Time with a near CONCLUSIVE result of the interrupted experiment (having broken off to respond to Dr. Di Lazzaro, he of the excimer uv laser beam model): see below. Introduction One criticism that I … Continue reading

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The Shroud of Turin – let’s focus on that hemicellulose coating on the linen fibres … It could explain a great deal

Yes, hemicellulose is, I now believe, the answer. Each fibre in the yarn, or which there are reckoned to be some 200 per thread, comprises a core of physically and chemically resistant cellulose microfibrils, and the entire assembly is then … Continue reading

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Who says the Shroud is not a scorch mark – and more to the point, WHY?

Turin Shroud (cropped, with original light/dark reversal that looks better when viewed as a photographic negative) Has scorching been conclusively ruled out, as many would have us believe? Let’s look the evidence. It breaks down into  at least 8 most-frequently-cited … Continue reading

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Hello, all you Shroud sceptics out there

The author – September 2016   This new blog is a spin-off from the author’s ‘science buzz’ site,  and is dedicated to exploding the myth that the Shroud of Turin defies explanation by modern science. It does not. The Shroud  … Continue reading

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