Carbon dating shroud video
For the last 21 years most have considered it to be a medieval fake, after the 1988 tests dated it as being made between 12.
The result overturned 10 years of hope among Christians that it was real, after the first scientific tests found evidence of blood and serum stains.
"It consisted of different materials than were used in the shroud itself, so the age we produced was inaccurate." In the video, made shortly before he died of cancer in March 2005, he said: "I came very close to proving the shroud was used to bury the historic Jesus."This latest evidence, to be broadcast in The Turin Shroud: New Evidence at 8pm on Sunday on the Discovery Channel, is the latest chapter in the shroud's history.The Shroud of Turin is traditionally held to be the burial cloth of Jesus.It's imprinted with the image of a man's face and torso.People have been measuring materials of that age for decades now and nobody has ever encountered this."The legitimacy of the Shroud of Turin has been debated since a photo of it was published in 1898. This flood of neutrons may have imprinted an X-ray-like image onto the linen burial cloth, say the researches.