which you can read here. Basically the compressive strength of a single 2x2 Lego brick means they could theoretically be stacked as high as Mount Olypus, although as the engineer who discovered that said;
'So if the Greek gods wanted to build a new temple on Mount Olympus, and Mount Olympus wasn't available, they could just - but no more - do it with Lego bricks. As long as they don't jump up and down too much.'
Dr Ian Johnston, 5/12/12, on the BBC
|This Diagram has been taken from the BBC article entitled 'How tall can a Lego tower get?' By Ruth Alexander'|