This Week’s Question: Charles Piazzi Smyth, Astronomer Royal for Scotland from 1846 to 1888, was also known for studying what middle eastern monument? Last Week’s Question: On 20 December 1606 three ships set sail for the new world to establish Jamestown. What was the settlement’s original name? Answer: Jamestown was originally named James Fort after King James I of England. The bit of land chosen by … Continue reading Trivia Thursday: It’s So Tall!