Which chemical element has been named after the Sun?

Gold
Helium
Oxygen
Phosphorus
Helium was first dis­cov­ered in 1868 as the un­ex­pect­ed line in the spectrum of the chro­mo­sphere of the Sun - and so it was named after the Greek word Helios (Sun).

Answers distribution

Gold
Helium
Oxygen
Phosphorus
answers
flagFinland
4%
95%
0%
0%
49
flagSwitzerland
8%
88%
0%
2%
34
flagAustria
16%
84%
0%
0%
25
flagthe Netherlands
10%
82%
1%
5%
75
flagNorway
12%
80%
3%
3%
31
flagthe United Arab Emirates
10%
77%
2%
7%
40
flagItaly
24%
72%
0%
3%
29
flagthe United Kingdom
17%
71%
3%
7%
411
flagGermany
20%
71%
1%
6%
162
flagPoland
20%
70%
1%
7%
11950
flagRepublic of Ireland
17%
69%
2%
10%
39
flagIndia
22%
68%
4%
3%
185
flagthe United States
21%
63%
2%
12%
348
flagSweden
23%
61%
0%
14%
34
flagRussia
30%
60%
3%
6%
30
flagUkraine
30%
60%
4%
4%
23
flagUnknown
24%
59%
1%
13%
1008
flagAustralia
20%
48%
0%
28%
25
flagCanada
36%
47%
0%
8%
36
flagPakistan
50%
47%
2%
0%
34

Gender

men69%
women74%
Gold
18%
18%
Helium
69%
74%
Oxygen
2%
1%
Phosphorus
9%
5%

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