Tag Archives: linen

Might invisible ink technology (mere child’s play) have been superbly fine-tuned to achieve whole body imaging?

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

Posted in medieval forgery, new theory, Shroud of Turin | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 39 Comments

Contact prints from a 3D figure will always be wider and suffer from wrap-around distortion. True or false?

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

Posted in contact imprint, Shroud of Turin, Turin Shroud | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

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).

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

Posted in Shroud of Turin, Turin Shroud | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Might flour-power have been used create the enigmatic “Shroud” of Turin body image? A retired FMBRA flour scientist says …

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

Posted in contact imprint, FMBRA, medieval forgery, Shroud of Turin, sweat imprint, Turin Shroud | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Why is the Shroud image so superficial? More on the ongoing battle between science and pseudoscience.

Let’s start with a quick botany lesson (apologies to those who already know what I’m about to say). On the right is a  3D model I’ve made of the typical young plant cell, before it has acquired a secondary cell … Continue reading

Posted in Shroud of Turin, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Critique of Rogers’ so-called vanillin clock for dating the Shroud: why was Stanley T. Kosiewicz not a co-author (and where’s the data)?

STURP’s Raymond N.Rogers very last peer-reviewed paper (see title page below)  was published in 2005,  sadly the same year that he finally succumbed to a long illness.  It was the subject of a news item by the BBC. Some, myself  … Continue reading

Posted in Shroud of Turin | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

More thoughts on why LOTTO is the way to go.

What are the biggest ‘plus factors’ when comparing the  previous (LUWU) and the new (LOTTO) imprinting procedure? The old LUWU method (Linen Underneath, with Underlay) required very brief contact time, at most a few seconds,  with a template initially neither … Continue reading

Posted in Shroud of Turin | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment