With Joel Bernstein, Professor of Chemistry for NYU Abu Dhabi and Ben Gurion University of the Negev speaking about the Shroud of Turin at Scitech and The Institute of Advanced Studies at UWA, Dr. Karl of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) wanted to remind this blogs’ readers about three articles he wrote back in 2009. You are reminded. Now have fun finding errors of fact and arguable conclusions:


The shroud of Turin is prepared for public exhibition in Rome in April 1998

Shroud stalwarts scorn science

Wednesday, 2 September 2009 30 commentsArticle has audio
Great Moments in Science Scientific tests confirm that the image appearing on a Turin burial cloth is a fabrication. Dr Karl unwraps the mystery to resurrect a shrouded, centuries-old answer.

Part of the Turin shroud as shown in this August 1978 photograph

Evidence snubbed by famous shroud faithful

Wednesday, 26 August 2009 31 commentsArticle has audio
Great Moments in Science Believing in the authenticity of the famous shroud of Turin is one thing but what of the science? Dr Karl scours the evidence in an attempt to see the light.

Turin's cardinal Giovanni Saldarini (second from left) blesses the shroud of Turin before it is put on display in Turin's cathedral in 1998.

Some life left in holy relic

Wednesday, 19 August 2009 14 commentsArticle has audio
Great Moments in Science For many Christians, the shroud of Turin is proof of the resurrection miracle. Dr Karl can’t quite believe what he sees.