Dating the turin shroud
A statistical analysis of the Nature article and the raw data strongly suggests that homogeneity is lacking in the data and that the procedure should be reconsidered." Needless to say, the arrival of this paper has been long awaited by Shroud scholars around the world since it provides the first real look at what is essentially, brand new data (the first in almost 30 years). The starting point will be our article in ." Here is a link to the University web site for a detailed presentation (in Italian): La datazione della Sacra Sindone: tutto da rifare.
Unfortunately, the paper itself is currently behind a pay wall which might make it difficult for many to read it so I am quoting the last few sentences here: "The statistical analyses, supported by the foreign material found by the laboratories, show the necessity of a new radiocarbon dating to compute a new reliable interval. On May 23, 2019, the meeting was successfully held in Catania, news of which generated considerable media attention.
The update also includes memorials for two Shroud scholars who passed away in recent months.
In addition, there was a huge volume of new papers and articles that were published over the Lenten season and we have done our best to include as many of them as possible.
And you can also view every previous year's Website News pages at the links below: Welcome to our Spring/Summer website update!
My busy travel and lecture schedule over the past few months limited my ability to get an update completed and a flood of important new information has arrived over the past few weeks, resulting in a massive backlog, so today's update is one of the biggest we have ever done.
Also featured are two new Shroud Museums here in the U. and the possibility of a third one in the foreseeable future.Its title: 'Dating of the Turin Shroud: it all has to be redone' (la datazione della sacra sindone, tutto da rifare). - - Back in April 2019, I had a nice telephone conversation with writer Jane Stannus, during which I mentioned the publication of this paper.It has been organized and will be moderated by Prof. Jane immediately recognized its importance, did some further research and wrote an article which was quickly picked up by the Catholic Herald UK.Tristan, working with Emanuela Marinelli, Giuseppe Pernagallo and Benedetto Torrisi, have now completed the first analysis of that raw data and, on 22 March 2019, published a paper titled, Radiocarbon Dating of the Turin Shroud: New Evidence From Raw Data, in the peer reviewed journal "In 1988, three laboratories performed a radiocarbon analysis of the Turin Shroud.The results, which were centralized by the British Museum and published in Nature in 1989, provided conclusive evidence of the medieval origin of the artefact.