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The Shroud of Turin: Where should Research Lead?

This paper revisits the analysis of radiocarbon dates from the article published by Damon et al in the journal Nature in 1989. Arguing from a novel statistical point of view, the current analysis, within the confines of the data provided in their paper, further confirms their radiocarbon dates for the Shroud of Turin. It also finds the opposing argument that their result is untenable due to the shortcomings of sample selection arising from the localised heterogeneity such as invisible mending in the selected sample, to be highly unlikely Continue reading

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