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Simple physics says there are 7 ways of producing a scorch on linen

Prompted by some near-incomprehensible jargon in “stochastic” theory for Shroud image formation, I thought it might be a good idea to go back to first principles. One has to maintain one’s scientific compasss… Comments posted to Dan Porter’s shroudstory.com site … Continue reading

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Those “unique” 3D properties of the Shroud seem to be proving more of a hindrance than a help to those keen to promote their New Age radiation physics.

My modus operandi  now is to send comments to a  Shroudie site that gets lots of visitors (mine does not) and then to post them here, usually after the event. I generally don’t post others’ comments – no disrespect intended … Continue reading

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Shroudie-Alert: Day 12: time now to write that long-overdue letter to the Royal Society…

Highlighted text (blue): “Sir Paul believes strongly that scientists have a duty to speak out about science in public life and challenge pseudoscience.” (I’m happy to accept  whatever the President of the Royal Society understands by the term “pseudoscience” and … Continue reading

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Never forget heat CONVECTION (especially you who proselytise radiation models of the Shroud of Turin)

I’m rather fortunate to be just a few hundred yards from the place in the picture. Yes, I’m on the Med, and we’ve been blessed with clear blue skies and sunshine the last few days, but the air is cool … Continue reading

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The Thoughts of Paolo Di Lazzaro – still more Mickey Mouse science

Response to Paolo Di Lazzaro’s theorising (unfinished business from February) under the title:  “Colin Berry’s idea is untenable, and heat cannot produce a superficial coloration”. PDL:  “Let’s approach the basic elementary physics that explain why the idea of Berry is … Continue reading

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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

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