KENNECTIONS #141: WHAT'S THE KENNECTION?

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1) Which color of the rainbow is named for a dye that the ancient Greeks imported via the Silk Road from Asia?
2) In what city was the 1982 "Big Game," the one that ended with Kevin Moen barreling into a Stanford trombonist, played?
3) Chopin is buried in Paris, but his heart was returned to the Church of the Holy Crown in what country of his birth?
4) At his 1896 death, who endowed five awards in hopes he wouldn't be remembered as a "merchant of death" for inventing dynamite?
5) What was demoted to "dwarf" status by the IAU in 2006 after the discovery that it might be smaller than Eris?
What's the "Kennection"?
ABOUT KEN JENNINGS
Ken Jennings was on Jeopardy! 75 times in a row, so long that your grandma got sick of him. He is the author of nine books, most recently the Junior Genius Guides for children. He lives in Seattle.
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