In 1978 a team of over 40 American scientists thoroughly examined and tested the Shroud of Turin using the best science of the time.
Scientists included representatives of the Los Alamos Lab, Jet Propulsion Lab and the SAF Academy Physics Department. They were able to establish that the relic was not a fake. Then a 1988 carbon dating of the shroud from one area showed that area to be from the 16th century.
More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record