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
flagNorway
9%
85%
0%
4%
21
flagGreece
14%
85%
0%
0%
14
flagSpain
25%
75%
0%
0%
16
flagthe Netherlands
12%
74%
2%
10%
39
flagItaly
24%
72%
0%
4%
25
flagRepublic of Ireland
10%
71%
3%
14%
28
flagPoland
20%
70%
1%
6%
7187
flagthe United Kingdom
17%
70%
3%
8%
321
flagIndia
23%
68%
3%
3%
132
flagthe United Arab Emirates
12%
68%
4%
12%
25
flagGermany
23%
67%
1%
6%
101
flagRussia
25%
65%
5%
5%
20
flagthe United States
21%
64%
2%
11%
290
flagSingapore
20%
60%
13%
6%
15
flagUnknown
26%
56%
2%
13%
401
flagCanada
33%
48%
0%
7%
27
flagFrance
29%
47%
5%
17%
17
flagAustralia
21%
42%
0%
31%
19
flagPakistan
63%
36%
0%
0%
19

Gender

men71%
women74%
Gold
17%
18%
Helium
71%
74%
Oxygen
2%
1%
Phosphorus
8%
5%

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