Life on other planets

Interviewed by: 
Alan Lightman
Interview date: 
Friday, 14 October 1988
Location: 
Stanford, California

Family background; early interest in mathematics; early hobbies; early reading; influence of grandmother; education at Cornell; influence of Paul O

Interviewed by: 
Stephen Dick
Interview date: 
Thursday, 16 May 1985
Location: 
Bateson's home, Tauranga, New Zealand

Early life in Sydney; interest in astronomy (Halley’s Comet, 1910); American astronomers; war years and science in New Zealand Navy; employment in

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