Do mathematics model real world patterns?

I've recently seen a couple of interesting posts pondering to what degree mathematics models actual real world objects. For an upcoming episode of the Rationally Speaking podcast,┬áMassimo Pigliucci and Julia Galef interviewed Max Tegmark, who seems to believe that all of reality is ultimately mathematical. ┬áNote that Tegmark doesn't mean that it is precisely described … Continue reading Do mathematics model real world patterns?