The history of radiocarbon dating
Diana was a Founding Board Member of STERA, Inc., did all the research necessary for us to start a non-profit and actually helped me form our organization in 2009.
Since then, I have relied on her good judgment and valuable input on a regular basis.
Our deepest condolences to his family, friends and colleagues. I visited Alan's home in Durham on a number of occasions where we discussed and studied his Shroud related research in his impressive basement studio filled with Shroud materials.
On one occasion when I was in Jerusalem with the ESSJ expedition Alan tracked me down and asked me to conduct botanical experiments on his behalf with flowers in a tomb complex.
I also sourced for him the mighty botanical encyclopaedia of the Middle East.
She was my resident Biblical expert and advised me whenever I had questions about either Old or New Testament issues, all of which were far from my own areas of expertise.
More than that however, she was a dear friend and supporter of our work.
In the afternoon and evening of the 10th they will have the opportunity to visit the Shroud and then continue on to Rome.