[See Periodic Table of the Elements] Carbon occurs naturally as carbon-12, which makes up almost 99 percent of the carbon in the universe; carbon-13, which makes up about 1 percent; and carbon-14, which makes up a minuscule amount of overall carbon but is very important in dating organic objects.
Just the facts Carbon: From stars to life As the sixth-most abundant element in the universe, carbon forms in the belly of stars in a reaction called the triple-alpha process, according to the Swinburne Center for Astrophysics and Supercomputing.
With bloodstains on the back, wrists, feet, side and head the image appears to be that of a crucified man.
The majority can be considered being made around 5000 BC to 1700 AD.Regardless, questions remain: Who carved these symbols?Was it the Tainos or perhaps a pre-Taino society that carved these symbols? Whenever anyone views petroglyphs the unavoidable question comes up: What is the meaning of these symbols?Alan Whanger - Previously unpublished response to the article When the Shroud of Turin went on display this spring for the first time in 20 years, it made the cover of Time magazine with the blurb "Is this Jesus?" In BAR, we summarized the controversy that has enshrouded this relic, venerated for centuries as the burial cloth of Jesus ("Remains to Be Seen," Strata, Julyl August 1998, p 13).Following Time's lead, we reported that although radiocarbon tests have dated the shroud to 1260-1390 A.