Matthew Battles
Matthew Battles is the author of Library: an Unquiet History, the co-founder of the HiLowbrow blog and a fellow at Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet and Society.

Written by Matthew Battles

Essay/
Anthropology
Specimens

Figurines, fishers, bugs and bats – how things in the world become sacred objects in a museum

Matthew Battles

Essay/
Astronomy
The ache for immortality

The Voyager probes speed on with their messages of humility and greatness, strange memorials to a spacefaring age

Matthew Battles