Apparently, the Secret of the Order of the Universe Is the Lego Brick

Little knew Democritus—the ancient greek philosopher, mathematician, and biologist who first postulated the atom in the 4th century BC—that his Great Order of the Universe would look like Godtfred Kirk Cristiansen' Patent #3,005,282 for Lego blocks.

Created by writer Christian Bök, the illustration shows all the 25 ways to combine two 4 x 2 Lego bricks. I don't know about you, but I love some poetry, science, and bricks in my morning cereal. [Poetry Foundation via Brothers Brick]


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