Radiocarbon Dating of the Turin Shroud: New Evidence from Raw Data

  title={Radiocarbon Dating of the Turin Shroud: New Evidence from Raw Data},
  author={Tristan Casabianca and Emanuela Marinelli and Giuseppe Pernagallo and Benedetto Torrisi},
In 1988, three laboratories performed a radiocarbon analysis of the Turin Shroud. The results, which were centralized by the British Museum and published in Nature in 1989, provided ‘ conclusive evidence ’ of the medieval origin of the artefact. However, the raw data were never released by the institutions. In 2017, in response to a legal request, all raw data kept by the British Museum were made accessible. A statistical analysis of the Nature article and the raw data strongly suggests that… 

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