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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.
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
It includes conference details, photos, links to a few of the presentations, several reviews written by conference attendees and much more.
Our goal is to eventually include all the papers that were presented in their entirety, but that will take a few more months to complete.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.There will also be a review by Hugh Farey of the new comprehensive publication from John Jackson, a new article from Paolo di Lazzaro and also an article from Arif Khan, who has curated the Ahmadiyya Community's Shroud exhibition and conference in the UK for the last three years and brings an Islamic perspective to the subject.The BSTS has a proud history and I hope as many of you as possible will continue to support it.As you scroll down through the page, you can review the items that were added this year in chronological order.