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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?
- Response of my thermally-imprinted models of the Man on the Turin Shroud to an allegedly crucial test with ultraviolet light.
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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)
- Shroud Scope 8: 372 impossible scourge marks (surely?) on the Shroud of Turin
- Did you know there is a high-definition image of the Turin Shroud (most of it still under wraps)?
- It's clever, some might say pretty, but is it science?
- Is the Man on the Turin Shroud a pseudo-negative imprint from a DEATH MASK? (Could that be why the modern-day photographic negative looks so much better than the original?).
- Refining a model: children's 'invisible ink' trick with lemon juice allows thermal imprinting ("scorching") at a much reduced temperature
- Doubly puzzling news item regarding Shroud promoter Russ Breault.
- Shroud of Turin: performance characteristics of a simple uv lamp, chosen to check out claims that are dismissive of thermal imprinting mechanisms (Part 1 of 3).
- Who says science can't explain the Shroud of Turin?
- Dear Royal Society. Time maybe to take a hard line on those who peddle Turin Shroud pseudoscience?
Tag Archives: blood stains
Faking it Part 3: Why do early copies of the Shroud show so little evidence of the in-your-face blood stains we see today? (Some won’t like the answer..).
Here is an artist’s rendering of the Shroud as it was perceived (or recalled) in 1516, some 16 years before the damaging 1532 that obliterated so much of the upper arms and torso. It’s the so-called Lier copy (not to … 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
This is really a postscript to my previous post, a PS with an admittedly strident take- away message: we MUST get that blood radiocarbon-dated. It’s that or having to endure a never-ending stream of pseudo-science, epicentre the Vatican (Papal edict: … Continue reading
Let’s take a closer look at a subset of bloodstains that STURP says were imprinted before the body image… (Warning: this post is not for those who are convinced of the authenticity of the Shroud of Turin)…
(Skip to Approach below if you are familiar with Shroud controversy, and simply want to know what’s new in this posting that could justify its choice of title). We are told repeatedly that the bloodstains on the Shroud are underneath … Continue reading
Shroud of Turin: one man’s scrutiny and interpretation of what he calls “clack” (i.e. dribbles of reddish-brown pigment) in real time
“Clack” is the term I have coined for the reddish- brown puddles, trickles and smudges on the Shroud of Turin. Some describe them as blood, even though their uv/visible spectrum is atypical of blood, causing the late Alan Adler to … Continue reading
I need a name for this, and other similar features on the Shroud that have prematurely (in my view) been labelled as “blood”, despite the everlasting strong red or red-brown colour. This particular stain is handy – reminding one there … Continue reading