"Oh god, I hope not," was the reaction of a student when Livio asked the title question at a lecture, and it's a reaction that's likely to be replicated by many unsuspecting bookshop browsers. But despite its frightening title, the book's appeal could not be broader.
Human versus machine: who's better at proving theorems?
Game theorists model the evolution of trust and trustworthiness
A look at different voting systems
A multi-disciplinary approach to complexity
The 2008 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded.
The world's biggest physics experiment is due to start
We're in a US election year, and as is usual at such times there is some discussion about the fairness of the voting system.