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Sindonology’s 10 biggest mistakes …

Here,  dear reader,  is what this retired PhD scientist considers to be sindonology’s 10 biggest mistakes.  Assembling this list has taken some 7 years of investigation, reported  (uniquely?) to the internet as a real time LEARNING CURVE, here and elsewhere. … Continue reading

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Can you spot the new entry on Dan Porter’s shroudstory site (despite the shutters coming down 3 years ago)?

  What you see  on the left is a screen grab of Dan Porter’s long-retired site, taken this morning. On the right is the same Home Page as it now looks. Notice any difference? Here’s a tiny clue:     … Continue reading

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What’s Dan Porter up to these days (Christmas 2016, 1 year after finally closing his Shroud of Turin blog)?

Site banner: see how a simulated sweat imprint (my wet hand pressed down onto dark fabric) responds magnificently to 3D-rendering computer software (ImageJ) before and after tone-reversal (negative back to positive image). Remind you of anything? Like those supposedly “unique”  and … Continue reading

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Does thermally-induced scorching of linen ALWAYS produce fluorescence under uv, rendering it invalid as a model for the Turin Shroud? Answer: most definitely NO.

2015 preamble:  Hello dear site visitor. Welcome to the site. You have chosen to check out a 2015 posting. 2015 was my breakthrough year. Up till then I’d been wedded to direct scorching of hot metal template (whether fully 3D … Continue reading

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The Turin so-called Shroud ought NOT be seen as a burial shroud. Best interpreted as a simple body-cloaking sheet of fine linen used to depict via body-contact imprinting Joseph of Arimathea’s hastily-arranged form of dignified transport from cross to tomb. (See Topics 2 and 6 especially).

  2015 preamble:  Hello dear site visitor. Welcome to the site. You have chosen to check out a 2015 posting. 2015 was my breakthrough year. Up till then I’d been wedded to direct scorching of hot metal template (whether fully … Continue reading

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“This strange hybrid method, through which a literary genre convinces itself it is a science”

  Late addition (July 2019) Please forgive this postscript, correction, “prescript”,  correction, intrusion, added many years later – based on some 350 and more postings here and elsewhere. That’s including some 7 years of my hands-on investigation into image-forming techniques, … Continue reading

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No, the Shroud of Turin was NOT used to wrap Jesus. It was a 14th century thought experiment. It was not used to wrap anyone.

  Late addition (July 2019) Please forgive this postscript, correction, “prescript”,  correction, intrusion, added many years later – based on some 350 and more postings here and elsewhere. That’s including some 7 years of my hands-on investigation into image-forming techniques, … Continue reading

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Shroudie-Alert: Day 4. Mainly about the Lirey badge, the Cluny Museum, Pope Benedict XVI and the remarkable staying power of junk science…

    Late addition (July 2019) Please forgive this postscript, correction, “prescript”,  correction, intrusion, added many years later – based on some 350 and more postings here and elsewhere. That’s including some 7 years of my hands-on investigation into image-forming … Continue reading

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No Mr. Breault – the blood IS on the hair (because that’s where the artist intended it to be)

  Late addition (July 2019) Please forgive this postscript, correction, “prescript”,  correction, intrusion, added many years later – based on some 350 and more postings here and elsewhere. That’s including some 7 years of my hands-on investigation into image-forming techniques, … Continue reading

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Still more character assassination allowed, indeed fostered, on That Other Site …

  Late addition (July 2019) Please forgive this postscript, correction, “prescript”,  correction, intrusion, added many years later – based on some 350 and more postings here and elsewhere. That’s including some 7 years of my hands-on investigation into image-forming techniques, … Continue reading

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