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- Comment promoted: what are we to make of the second face on the reverse side of the Turin Shroud?
- The Turin Shroud – surely the most cunning, dastardly con trick in history (14th century France)
- Final posting in previous stodgy site format: “Shroud of Turin – and now for a retrospective look at the boring old (systematic) science”
- Modelling the Shroud of Turin with white flour, olive oil and a real face – in pictures.
- More original, cutting edge stuff from Hugh Farey appears in his latest BSTS Newsletter No.82 (December 2015)
- Contact prints from a 3D figure will always be wider and suffer from wrap-around distortion. True or false?
- Here’s how a medieval entrepreneur could have produced the iconic two-fold image on the Turin Shroud.
- Who says science can’t explain the Shroud of Turin?
- Modelling the Man on the Turin Shroud using medieval technology: are we nearly there yet?
- Which type of flour is better for modelling the Man on the Turin Shroud? Aristocratic fine white wheat or monkish rye wholemeal?
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- Blood-grouping the Shroud of Turin – like trying to sort apples from oranges in the dark wearing boxing gloves.
- Yet more Mickey Mouse science (despite a Google top-ranking).
- A new take in pictures on an old artefact – the (not really a) Shroud of Turin, more an imaginative 14th century marketing wheeze.
- The Turin Shroud Man is not a photograph, but a negative THERMOGRAPH - and I challenge anyone to prove otherwise...
- Is the Shroud of Turin really just 18 years short of its 2000th birthday? SEE THIS BLOG FOR A DAILY ACERBIC OVERVIEW OF CURRENT WRANGLING ( currently 2015, Week 32)
- Was the Shroud of Turin intended as a visual double entendre - with an martyred Knight Templar serving as proxy for the crucified Christ?
- Shroud Scope 8: 372 impossible scourge marks (surely?) on the Shroud of Turin
- Let's take a closer look at one of the peculiar blood stains on the Shroud - the one in the hair shaped like a question mark
- No, dear Yannick, Adler and Heller did not PROVE it was real blood on the Shroud of Turin – even if some real blood is now present.
- The Pope calls it “an icon written with blood". I say it’s an elaborate medieval con, still being promoted for all its worth...
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Posting under construction. More to follow shortly – much more. Watch this space. Yup, this posting will be written in bite-size instalments, over days, probably weeks. ************************* Late insertion: when reading this oh-so-long-and-detailed exposition, please bear in mind the Three … Continue reading
HERE’S THE FIRST QUESTION FOR THIS SITE’S NEW SHAMELESSLY MODEL-PROMOTING FEEDBACK-SEEKING NEW FORMAT (and it’s a corker – the question that is). It’s from that wise and perceptive Canadian author (“Looney Tombs”) David Goulet, and was in fact posted nigh … Continue reading
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.
This is the second instalment of a 3-part series that looks at uv-fluorescence of model scorch imprints and/or burn marks in general. See the posting immediately preceding this one for a brief introduction, stating the long-overdue need to re-evaluate a … Continue reading
Firstly, I shall be wasting no more time on the shroudstory.com site. It is simply a mouthpiece (with some very mouthy contributors*) for the pro-authenticity, anti-radiocarbon dating agenda. Its host, Dan Porter, is almost certainly a front man for a … Continue reading
Strange. I was going through the transcript of Barrie Schwortz’s TV interview yesterday (the subject of the previous posting) and was deciding how to tackle, indeed whether to tackle at all, his assertion that no group of scientists could have … Continue reading
Mr. Barrie Schwortz, President of STERA Inc: please stop proselytizing narrative-driven so-called science.
Apologies to early birds: I shall be composing this posting in real time. Yes I know I should be assembling in draft mode, and only hit the Send button when complete and polished. But I’m more a comments than posting … Continue reading
Raymond N Rogers: STURP supremo chemist (RIP) who sadly lost the plot (due to an apparent blind spot, it would seem, for those ultra-thin and highly superficial primary cell walls of flax and linen fibres).
The original introduction here, setting out my strategy for dealing for Ray Rogers’ formidable set of FAQs has now been deleted as being ‘past their sell-by-date’. It is now 16:40, Wednesday 9th Jan, all the major points of contention (and … Continue reading