The BBC got the Open University to see how tall a LEGO tower could be. It turns out a 2x2 brick could survive 4240N of force applied to it. In theory, that means 375000 bricks, which would equate to 3.5km.

However, the article goes on to explain why you couldn't manage to build a 3.5km tower.

CJC95 wrote:
The BBC got the Open University to see how tall a LEGO tower could be. It turns out a 2x2 brick could survive 4240N of force applied to it. In theory, that means 375000 bricks, which would equate to 3.5km.

However, the article goes on to explain why you couldn't manage to build a 3.5km tower.

CJC95 wrote:
The BBC got the Open University to see how tall a LEGO tower could be. It turns out a 2x2 brick could survive 4240N of force applied to it. In theory, that means 375000 bricks, which would equate to 3.5km.

However, the article goes on to explain why you couldn't manage to build a 3.5km tower.

CJC95 wrote:
The BBC got the Open University to see how tall a LEGO tower could be. It turns out a 2x2 brick could survive 4240N of force applied to it. In theory, that means 375000 bricks, which would equate to 3.5km.

However, the article goes on to explain why you couldn't manage to build a 3.5km tower.