Original dating reviews
And you can also view every previous year's Website News pages at the links below: Today, January 21, 2018, marks our 22nd anniversary on the internet!
However, even more important is the fact that this year also marks the 40th anniversary of the first ever in-depth scientific examination of the Shroud of Turin by the Shroud of Turin Research Project (STURP) on October 8-13, 1978.
Unraveling such complications (which, depending on their maximum lead-retention temperature, can also exist within other minerals) generally requires in situ micro-beam analysis via, say, ion microprobe (SIMS) or laser ICP-MS.However, we experienced a major computer crash just a few days ago, so many of the materials (books, papers, articles and videos) that I had hoped to include in this update will have to wait until a later update after our computer issues are resolved. Here is the Update Table of Contents: It is hard for me to believe that 40 years have gone by since our team was given the unprecedented privilege to perform an in-depth scientific examination of the Shroud of Turin in 1978.Of course, it also brings with it the sadness of knowing that so many of our team members have passed away in the ensuing years.Loss (leakage) of lead from the sample will result in a discrepancy in the ages determined by each decay scheme.This effect is referred to as discordance and is demonstrated in Figure 1.