Carbon 14 dating history
We start with an important comment from the STERA, Inc.Board of Directors and the introduction of a new page on the website dedicated to the recent International Shroud Conference in Pasco, Washington.These were hand delivered to him in Turin in May 2015 by Barrie Schwortz.It should be noted that Barrie does not have a vote on the Board of Directors so did not participate in the decision to grant Giulio access to the samples.When Giulio submitted a copy to the board of the first paper he produced based at least in part on the samples we provided, titled, "Mechanical Characterization of Linen Fibers: The Turin Shroud Dating," the Board of Directors reviewed it and made a series of comments and recommendations to improve the paper and make it more accurate. (Read the entire comment here) [Editor's Note: A third paper by Giulio Fanti was published more recently, after the above statement had already been drafted by the Board.This new paper is also based (at least in part) on the samples STERA, Inc.The event was sponsored by Mark Antonacci and his Test the Shroud Foundation and was organized and managed by Robert Rucker (and family).
This is another huge one and has literally taken until the very last minute to get it all completed!
provided, but, as of this writing, has not yet been evaluated by the Board]. Bresee, Isabel Piczek, Ian Dickinson, Luigi Garlaschelli, Franco Ramaccini and Sergio Della Sala and many more.
With this update we add eight more issues to Rex Morgan's Shroud News archive, which will total 118 issues when complete. Our sincerest thanks as always to Stephen Jones for his extraordinary effort in scanning and optical character recognition of every page, Ian Wilson for providing the original issues and valuable input and of course, to Rex Morgan for his gracious permission to reprint them here on
I know the first edition will include, among other things, the first published fruits of Ian Wilson's extended research into the de Charney family and the first expositions in Lirey.
I understand it will lead to some revisions to some long established assumptions.