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.Today's additions also include a Special Feature on The Shroud and the Eastern Orthodox Church, a new feature called News From Turin, the latest issue of the , coverage of the recent 2017 Jalsa Salana Convention in England, news of a special Day of the Shroud in Krakow, Poland, the announcement of STERA, Inc.'s 2017 Fundraising Campaign, a preview of what is coming to in 2018, links to many new books, articles, papers and videos and much more.
These were hand delivered to him in Turin in May 2015 by Barrie Schwortz.
It should be noted that Barrie does not have a vote on the Board of Directors so did not participate in the decision to grant Giulio access to the samples.
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Possible minimal alteration will be agreed before any operation." This indisputably implies that the testing he would perform would be completely NON-DESTRUCTIVE and was one of the critical considerations STERA, Inc.
used in their decision to grant his request and make the samples available to him.And you can also view every previous year's Website News pages at the links below: Welcome to our Fall website update!This is another huge one and has literally taken until the very last minute to get it all completed!David is best known in Shroud circles for his films on the Shroud which include - included Prof.Christopher Ramsey, Head of Oxford's Radio Carbon Center, who conceded, memorably, that in the light of the new evidence and the lack of any substantive explanation for the Shroud's image, the C14 should be looked at again. David shared a platform with me recently, along with Bruno Barberis from Turin and former BSTS editor, Mark Guscin, at the Shroud Exhibit at the Jalsa Salana event hosted in the UK by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community's publication,. David's intention, subject to maintaining subscription levels, is to continue with the printed edition of the Newsletter, which will remain available to its subscribers who will also have access to a new BSTS online forum.Check here for important announcements and other Shroud of Turin Website news.