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Stories by Erica Klarreich

The Mathematics of Cake Cutting

Computer scientists have come up with an algorithm that can fairly divide a cake among any number of people

October 13, 2016 — Erica Klarreich and Quanta Magazine

A Fluid New Path in Grand Math Challenge

A daring speculation offers a potential way forward in one of the great unsolved problems of mathematics: the behavior of the Navier-Stokes equations for fluid flow

February 27, 2014 — Erica Klarreich and Quanta Magazine
How to Make Impossible Wallpaper

How to Make Impossible Wallpaper

A new collection of arresting wallpaper designs seems to defy the crystallographic restriction

March 8, 2013 — Erica Klarreich and Quanta Magazine

Stand Up for Science Journalism!

Staying informed has never been more important.