Reblogged By: De De Tillman; International Celebrity Blogger
Posted: Sunday February 16, 2014 @ 11:41 a.m PST
The authenticity of the Shroud of Turin has been in question for centuries and scientific investigations over the last few decades have only seemed to muddle the debate. Is the revered cloth a miracle or an elaborate hoax?
Now, a study claims neutron emissions from an ancient earthquake that rocked Jerusalem could have created the iconic image, as well as messed up the radiocarbon levels that later suggested the shroud was a medieval forgery. But other scientists say this newly proposed premise leaves some major questions unanswered.
The Shroud of Turin, which bears a faint image of a man’s face and torso, is said to be the fabric that covered Jesus’ body after his crucifixion in A.D. 33.