A tal scopo, nel 1982 una commissione guidata dal chimico Robert H. Gove dell'Università di Rochester, si occupò di interpellare diversi laboratori specializzati in datazioni di piccoli campioni.
Sei laboratori diedero la disponibilità a eseguire le datazioni.
He hails from Sunman, Indiana, and is finishing his bachelor's degree in History and Classical Language at Christendom College in Front Royal, Virginia.
He is a devout Catholic and a baseball enthusiast, as well as an amateur filmmaker.
When I discovered that the patch from which the tested sample was taken derived from a 12th century repair to the original, no paint on the shroud is anywhere to be found, and that modern scientists still have no idea how the photograph-like image was made to appear on a piece of cloth over a thousand year old, I changed my opinion of its authenticity to being the burial wrap of Jesus of Nazareth to . His result looks like the cloth that many Christians through the centuries have believed is the actual burial shroud of Jesus, he told CNN."What you have now is a very fuzzy, dusty and weak image," he said."Then for the sake of completeness I have added the bloodstains, the burns, the scorching because there was a fire in 1532." Garlaschelli says his work disproves the claims of the shroud's strongest supporters."Basically the Shroud of Turin has some strange properties and characteristics that they say cannot be reproduced by human hands," he told CNN by phone from Italy, where he is a professor of organic chemistry at the University of Pavia.