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Why are Shroud image fibres mechanically weaker than non-image bearing fibres? Pyrolysis of core hemicelluloses?

At the same time as composing a (serious) critique of the Rogers’ so-called “vanillin” clock (a misnomer if ever there was, as I shall be explaining shortly), I’ve been fielding objections on shroudstory.com to the scorch hypothesis. Serendipitously, I came … Continue reading

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Response to a confontational question on shroudstory.com from “anonymous” re modelling of the Shroud image.

From:  “Anonymous” January 27, 2014 at 11:42 am | #19 “Question for Colin Berry: How in the world the same exact source of heat (with pretty much the same intensity) could only color the first fiber at the top surface … Continue reading

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Raymond N. Rogers, RIP. STURP’s out-of-control chemist, deficient in a knowledge of plant cell anatomy.

See labels for location of primary and secondary plant cell walls – the first being the more superficial.   Here’s a comment I have just posted to Dan Porter’s shroudstory.com site: October 19, 2013 at 6:32 am | #1 Reply … Continue reading

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Seven short and simple answers to the Shroud of Turin Enigma Challenge – and a plea for the reporting of real science…

It’s now  three months we are told since David Rolfe, celebrated documentary maker turned media science expert, issued his challenge to Richard Dawkins re the Shroud of Turin ( “If you’re right about your atheism, then how do you explain … Continue reading

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