Nature`s I.Q. 
Smart Animals Challenge Darwin


Stanley Salthe, Ph.D.
Michael A. Cremo
Ferenc Jeszenszky, D.Sc
Istvan Tasi
Balazs Hornyanszky at the Nature`s IQ film set
Ayush Goyal talks about the navigation skills of the migratory birds
Main contributors

Stanley Salthe, PhD.

Graduated with a Ph.D. in Zoology from Columbia University, New York City in 1963.  After postdoctoral research in biochemistry at Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, he began teaching in the Biology Department at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York in 1965, where he remained, teaching evolutionary biology, until his retirement in 1991.  His books include Evolutionary Biology, 1972 (Holt, Rinehart & Winston), Evolving Hierarchical Systems, 1986 (Columbia University Press) and Development and Evolution, 1993 (MIT Press).  He has done research and published in biology, systems science, and semiotics. Currently he is engaged in outlining a Natural Philosophy based on a new general theory of development.


Michael A. Cremo

A world-renowned expert in archeological evidence for extreme human antiquity and alternative theories of human origins. He is the principal author of the book Forbidden Archeology. His latest book is Human Devolution: A Vedic Alternative to Darwin's Theory. He writes a regular column titled "The Forbidden Archeologist" for Atlantis Rising magazine and has appeared on numerous television and radio shows. He has presented papers on his work at leading scientific institutions (the Royal Institution in London, the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow, etc.) and scientific conferences organized by leading archeological societies (European Association of Archaeologists, World Archaeological Congress, etc.). Michael Cremo is a member of the History of Science Society, the World Archeological Congress, the Philosophy of Science Association, the European Association of Archaeologists. To date, the books written and edited by him have sold more than ten million copies and have been translated into many languages.

Ferenc Jeszenszky , D.Sc

Received a Master's Degree in Physics in 1955 and a Doctor of Science degree in 1961. He has worked for the Research Institute for Telecommunication, the Institute for Theoretical Physics of the Lorand Eötvös University, the Research Institute for Electronics and Precision Mechanics, and he was the Head of Department in the Institute for Research Organization of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.  His main fields of research are thermodynamics and quantum mechanics.

Istvan Tasi 

A cultural anthropologist. His main research areas are the relationship of science and spirituality and the European history of science in the 19th century. He is a regular lecturer at the Synthesis Open University.  He is the author of three books and several hundred articles and papers published in daily newspapers as well as academic journals, including the Hungarian Academy of Science. He is co-author of Nature's IQ, which was awarded the "Best Scientific Book of the Year" by USA Book News in 2009.

Balazs Hornyanszky

Graduated from Budapest University of Technology and Economics as a bio-engineer in 2005. He teaches Introduction to Natural Sciences at Bhaktivedanta College of Budapest. He is co-author of Nature's IQ, which was published in Hungarian in 2002 and English in 2009. 

Ayush Goyal, PhD. 

biomedical researcher at the University of Oxford, United Kingdom. He received his B.S. 

in Electrical Engineering, Boise State University (BSU), Boise, Idaho, USA, in May 2005. 

He holds a PhD in Computational Biology from the University of  Oxford, UK. He is a regular speaker and author of papers published and presented in the Science and Spiritual Quest conferences. He has published articles on the origins of life and the universe and metaphysical phenomenon.