Erica Gail Klarreich (born 1972) is an American mathematician, journalist and science popularizer.
As a mathematician, Klarreich is known for her theorem in geometric topology that states that the boundary of the curve complex is homeomorphic to the space of ending laminations.
As a science writer, her work appears in publications such as Nature, Scientific American, New Scientist, and Quanta Magazine.
Klarreich's father was a professor of mathematics, and her mother was a mathematics teacher.
Klarreich obtained her Ph.D. in mathematics under the guidance of Yair Nathan Minsky at Stony Brook University in 1997.
"The boundary at infinity of the curve complex and the relative Teichmüller space"
"Semiconjugacies between Kleinian group actions on the Riemann sphere"
"Biologists join the dots", Nature, v. 413, n. 6855, pp. 450–452, 2001.
"Foams and honeycombs", American Scientist, v. 88, n. 2, pp. 152–161, 2000.
"Quantum cryptography: Can you keep a secret?", Nature, v. 418, n. 6895, pp. 270–272, 2002.
"Huygens's clocks revisited", American Scientist, v. 90, pp. 322–323, 2002.
Erica Klarreich Wikipedia