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More original, cutting edge stuff from Hugh Farey appears in his latest BSTS Newsletter No.82 (December 2015)

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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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).

  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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We need to know much more about the chemistry of linen pyrolysis before excluding the scorch hypothesis

  Postscript (correction: ‘prescript‘) added July 2019: You have arrived at a 2014 posting. That was the year in which this investigator finally abandoned the notion of the body image being made by direct scorch off a heated metal template … Continue reading

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10 reasons for thinking that the Shroud of Turin does NOT show a crucified man (more likely a barbecued Knight Templar)

  Postscript (correction: ‘prescript‘) added July 2019: You have arrived at a 2014 posting. That was the year in which this investigator finally abandoned the notion of the body image being made by direct scorch off a heated metal template … Continue reading

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Time maybe for a radical re-jigging of the scorch model – and of the alleged superficiality of the Shroud image too?

  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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A compression scorch from a hot template ought theoretically to leave a tell-tale signature on linen…

  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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A leisurely, thinking-aloud appraisal of those recently-released Shroud photomicrographs.

  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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Nul points, Dr.Thibault Heimburger. You have arrived at an over-hasty, ill-judged diagnosis… The patient is NOT dead…

  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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An open letter to the President of the Royal Society. Would you and your Fellows be willing to assist in separating the science from the pseudoscience?

  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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