The results of the investigation, in which scientists used a volunteer and a mannequin and employed sophisticated techniques such as Bloodstain Pattern Analysis BPA , was published in the latest edition of the Journal of Forensic Sciences. The Roman Catholic Church has not taken an official position on the authenticity of cloth, which bears an image, reversed like a photographic negative, of a man with the wounds of a crucifixion. It shows the back and front of a bearded man, his arms crossed on his chest. It is marked by what appear to be rivulets of blood from wounds in the wrists, feet and side. Skeptics say the cloth, which measures 14 feet, 4 inches by 3 feet, 7 inches 4.
Radiocarbon Dating of the Turin Shroud: New Evidence from Raw Data
Turin Shroud may date from time of Jesus - Telegraph
Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. New scientific tests on the Shroud of Turin, which was on display Saturday in a special TV appearance introduced by the Pope, dates the cloth to ancient times, challenging earlier experiments dating it only to the Middle Ages.. A link has been sent to your friend's email address. A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Please read the rules before joining the discussion. New scientific tests on the Shroud of Turin, which went on display Saturday in a special TV appearance introduced by the Pope, dates the cloth to ancient times, challenging earlier experiments dating it only to the Middle Ages.
New Shroud of Turin Study Casts Doubt on Landmark Radiocarbon Test Results
Believers in the Shroud of Turin, however, insist that the Shroud is the substance of this hope and the evidence of this unseen event. It is, they believe, the burial cloth of Jesus Christ. Sceptics pooh-pooh the whole story.
The vast majority of the general public have been led to believe that the Turin Shroud is a fake. This view has been broadcast widely on television at the expense of the opposite view, so that the general public are not aware that many who are closely associated with Shroud research find it difficult to believe the carbon dating results. This article is an attempt to redress the balance.