As Garlaschelli told me in our telephone interview, those who fervently believe the Shroud is real will continue to do so.Our main news website, gave a rough gauge of international interest in the Shroud in its “Most Popular” rankings.
According to Pia, he almost dropped and broke the photographic plate from the shock of seeing an image of a person on it.
A new method "stands to revolutionize radiocarbon dating," according to research presented on Tuesday at the National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS) in San Francisco.
"It expands the possibility for analyzing museum collections that have previously been off limits because of their rarity or intrinsic value," Marvin Rowe, professor emeritus at Texas A&M University College Station, said.
The Shroud of Turin (or Turin Shroud) is a linen cloth bearing the image of a man who appears to have been physically traumatized in a manner consistent with crucifixion.
It is kept in the royal chapel of the Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist in Turin, Italy.