We discuss the famed Turin Shroud in a chemistry context, including how radiocarbon dating has famously been used on the religious relic. More chemistry at http://www.periodicvideos.com/
Correction: It’s a proton and electron COMBINING to create C14… I made the poor Professor stand in the Italian sun for so long waiting for the right light conditions that I may have temporarily fried his brain. Correction is included as an annotaion.
Our trip to Turin supported by http://www.cost.esf.org/