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- Might those be congealed gluten flecks one sees on and off the Turin Shroud’s body image? Evidence for medieval wheat 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?
- Response of my thermally-imprinted models of the Man on the Turin Shroud to an allegedly crucial test with ultraviolet light.
- What happened to make Geoffroy de Charny’s humble chapel the first undisputed mid-14th century home of the Turin Shroud? A second ransom demand?
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Top Posts & Pages
- 10 reasons for thinking that the Shroud of Turin does NOT show a crucified man (more likely a barbecued Knight Templar)
- Might those be congealed gluten flecks one sees on and off the Turin Shroud's body image? Evidence for medieval wheat flour imprinting?
- Did you know there is a high-definition image of the Turin Shroud (most of it still under wraps)?
- Shroud Scope 10: my very own gallery of 20 close-up views of the Shroud – all lightly photo-edited for optimised colour-differentiation
- Comparison of Lirey Badge (Cluny medal) depicting the Shroud of Turin in the14th century with the 1865 Forgeais drawing - for open discussion
- Sorry, Mr.Rogers (RIP), but you got it wrong about banding in the Shroud image ruling out linen modification
- I think I now know why STURP chemist Raymond Rogers detected hydroxyproline in the blood on the Shroud - and it's to do with those medicinal leeches...
- 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)
- The Turin Shroud - surely the most cunning, dastardly con trick in history (14th century France)
- A new take in pictures on an old artefact – the (not really a) Shroud of Turin, more an imaginative 14th century marketing wheeze.
Tag Archives: bas relief
Nul points, Dr.Thibault Heimburger. You have arrived at an over-hasty, ill-judged diagnosis… The patient is NOT dead…
I shall start by being brutally frank regarding the attempt by Thibault Heimburger MD, a French physician, to dismiss the scorch hypothesis at one fell swoop. The thrust of his paper is that there is little or no correspondence between … Continue reading
Thibault’s Principle: true for a stepped template, maybe – but not an artistic bas relief with rounded contours and gentler relief
Try to avoid too many flat surfaces and right angles when choosing a template for your Man in the Shroud 😉 Thibault’s Principle: “No scorch produced by pressing a heated template onto linen can hope to match the subtlety … Continue reading
How long before the grey scales fall from people’s eyes, and the Shroud image accepted as a thermal imprint (“scorch”)??
An interesting and thought-provoking comment has just appeared from “ChrisB” on The Other Site. For me it’s one that has previously fallen into the “I’m glad you asked me that question … er”, even if, in this instance, the question … Continue reading
Did John Jackson really demolish scorching as a mechanism? Maybe someone could explain to me how (in simple terms)
This comment has recently appeared on The Other Site: September 8, 2012 at 9:10 pm | #3 It is well known fact that Dr Jackson et al. confirmed way back in the early 80′s, that scourching a linen to conform … Continue reading
Comment from “Paul” on The Other Site: “…if an object can not be reproduced in over a 500 year period was it ever made… ?” First one has to ask about motivation: who might wish to reproduce the Shroud, and … Continue reading
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