Matt Grant

Matt Grant is a staff writer for LitHub, and his work has appeared in Longreads,, and The Brooklyn Rail, among others. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and every other writer in the world.

Stories By Matt Grant

The Pregnant Scientist Who Raced Against Death to Transform Physics

In 1749, Emilie du Châtelet feared bearing a child at 42 would be the last thing she did. In her final year, she worked furiously on a magnum opus that would change the world.