List by Author: Nicholas Mee
In the first part of this article we explored Landau's theory of phase transitions in materials such as magnets. We now go on to see how this theory formed the basis of the Higgs mechanism, which postulates the existence of the mysterious Higgs boson and explains how the particles that make up our Universe came to have mass.

Want facts and want them fast? Our Maths in a minute series explores key mathematical concepts in just a few words.
 In this podcast Paul Shepherd tells us about the maths of football stadiums and why his work required him to listen to Belgian techno.
Amidst all the controversy of the FIFA World Cup 2022 there is also some football to be played. And where there's football, there's maths...
Tosin uses maths to guarantee the continued production of chocolate.
Mathematician Nataliya Vaisfel'd talks about fleeing Ukraine with her wheelchairbound mother and their dogs, eventually finding sanctuary in Britain.
If you've ever marvelled at a rainbow, you have witnessed dispersion in action!