C14 dating has shown the Turin Shroud to be a medieval forgery. Starting from this assumption, we examine the physical features of the Shroud and the image it contains, as well as some historical evidence to see if there are any rational reasons to doubt the C14 date.
Dr Jonathan Allday teaches physics at the Royal Hospital School and is engaged in developing mobile learning in the school. He has been interested in the Shroud since he first read a book on the subject as a teenager.
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