Okay, so I'm working on this short story called Probability:Atom, in which a terrorist places several malfunctioning electronic hijackers onto an atom bomb. The hijackers are supposed to override the atom bomb's controls and detonate the bomb, but are slightly faulty. They are set to start hijacking at 11:30, and the original plan was for the bomb to detonate at around noon. The protagonist, a math genius, learns about this and hurries toward the location of the bomb. The problem is, he has to constantly calculate the probability of the hijacker's detonating the bomb against the possible loss of lives, property etc. if the bomb detonates, weighing his life against the risks, rewards and probability. It has a lot to do with complicated math, and the protag has to make some really fast calculations. The question is, is this possible, even for a math genius? Also, there is about a chapter before he finds out about the bomb situation, so he's mostly wandering around, buying groceries and chatting with his friends. In that chapter, he displays almost OCD-like tendencies to calculate percentages and the like, even for completely redundant things, such as watching a woman in the supermarket examining an orange and calculating the probability that she'll put it in her cart versus the probability that she'll buy it. So is all this math physically impossible even for a genius to handle?