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- Comment promoted: what are we to make of the second face on the reverse side of the Turin Shroud?
- Might those be flecks of congealed wheat gluten one sees on the Turin Shroud? Evidence for unique one-off white flour imprinting?
- What’s Dan Porter up to these days (Christmas 2016, 1 year after finally closing his Shroud of Turin blog)?
- The Turin Shroud – surely the most cunning, dastardly con trick in history (14th century France)
- Might invisible ink technology (mere child’s play) have been superbly fine-tuned to achieve whole body imaging?
- Shroud Question 1 from David Goulet: it’s to do with the testability of my 14th century flour-imprinting model.
- Final posting in previous stodgy site format: “Shroud of Turin – and now for a retrospective look at the boring old (systematic) science”
- Modelling the Shroud of Turin with white flour, olive oil and a real face – in pictures.
- More original, cutting edge stuff from Hugh Farey appears in his latest BSTS Newsletter No.82 (December 2015)
- Contact prints from a 3D figure will always be wider and suffer from wrap-around distortion. True or false?
- Here’s how a medieval entrepreneur could have produced the iconic two-fold image on the Turin Shroud.
- Who says science can’t explain the Shroud of Turin?
- Modelling the Man on the Turin Shroud using medieval technology: are we nearly there yet?
- Which type of flour is better for modelling the Man on the Turin Shroud? Aristocratic fine white wheat or monkish rye wholemeal?
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- Blood-grouping the Shroud of Turin – like trying to sort apples from oranges in the dark wearing boxing gloves.
- Yet more Mickey Mouse science (despite a Google top-ranking).
- A new take in pictures on an old artefact – the (not really a) Shroud of Turin, more an imaginative 14th century marketing wheeze.
- The Turin Shroud Man is not a photograph, but a negative THERMOGRAPH - and I challenge anyone to prove otherwise...
- Is the Shroud of Turin really just 18 years short of its 2000th birthday? SEE THIS BLOG FOR A DAILY ACERBIC OVERVIEW OF CURRENT WRANGLING ( currently 2015, Week 32)
- Was the Shroud of Turin intended as a visual double entendre - with an martyred Knight Templar serving as proxy for the crucified Christ?
- Shroud Scope 8: 372 impossible scourge marks (surely?) on the Shroud of Turin
- Let's take a closer look at one of the peculiar blood stains on the Shroud - the one in the hair shaped like a question mark
- No, dear Yannick, Adler and Heller did not PROVE it was real blood on the Shroud of Turin – even if some real blood is now present.
- The Pope calls it “an icon written with blood". I say it’s an elaborate medieval con, still being promoted for all its worth...
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
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
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
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
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