It takes time to test, retest, prove up and cross verify findings which are instrumental in the rewriting of history. In a time when defending ones degree based on approved academic dogma is more important than following the facts where ever they may lead, one must expect and be prepared to be challenged. Challenged hard and challenged sometimes nastily, but history worth having is history worth fighting for.
We are saddened to see such a rudimentary chemical test used on the Oak Island Roman Sword, and it was even further disconcerting that the testing of such an important item was handled by college students just learning how to conduct such tests. However, when it comes to TV entertainment;producers often use what is at hand and what is free to them.