We remember Paleontologist and evolutionary biologist Stephen Jay Gould We remember paleontologist and evolutionary biologist Stephen Jay Gould. He died Monday at the age of 60. Gould was a professor of geology at Harvard and curator of the university's Museum of Comparative Zoology. He wrote columns for Natural History Magazine and Discover Magazine, and had written several books, including the award-winning The Mismeasure of Man. Gould used his writing and teaching to demystify the scientific method and to provide a historical perspective on science for the layman. In March he published what he described as his magnum opus, The Structure of Evolutionary Theory, which he had worked on for decades. This interview first aired Nov. 9, 1989.