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
flagNew Zealand
0%
100%
0%
0%
13
flagFinland
5%
94%
0%
0%
38
flagNorway
10%
85%
0%
5%
20
flagSpain
14%
85%
0%
0%
14
flagUnknown
20%
77%
0%
2%
45
flagGermany
20%
72%
1%
6%
79
flagPoland
21%
71%
1%
5%
4627
flagIndia
23%
67%
4%
3%
101
flagRepublic of Ireland
16%
66%
0%
16%
12
flagthe United Kingdom
19%
65%
2%
10%
204
flagthe United States
22%
64%
1%
10%
228
flagItaly
30%
61%
0%
7%
13
flagthe Netherlands
26%
57%
0%
15%
19
flagSingapore
27%
54%
9%
9%
11
flagthe United Arab Emirates
20%
46%
6%
20%
15
flagAustralia
22%
44%
0%
33%
18
flagCanada
34%
43%
0%
8%
23
flagFrance
28%
42%
7%
21%
14
flagRussia
41%
41%
8%
8%
12
flagPakistan
78%
21%
0%
0%
14

Gender

men75%
women75%
Gold
15%
18%
Helium
76%
75%
Oxygen
1%
1%
Phosphorus
7%
4%

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