David is best known in Shroud circles for his films on the Shroud which include - included Prof.
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.
As we have done with many conferences in the past, we have also created a new Pasco Conference page here on
In fact, the page is already available although it is unfinished and still under construction.
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!
Check here for important announcements and other Shroud of Turin Website news.
This page will be updated whenever new page additions, articles and other resources are added to the site.
It includes conference details, photos, links to a few of the presentations, several reviews written by conference attendees and much more.
Our goal is to eventually include all the papers that were presented in their entirety, but that will take a few more months to complete.
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.