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
flagthe Netherlands
9%
80%
1%
7%
51
flagGreece
14%
80%
0%
4%
21
flagNorway
16%
75%
4%
4%
24
flagRepublic of Ireland
10%
73%
3%
13%
30
flagItaly
24%
72%
0%
4%
25
flagthe United Arab Emirates
12%
71%
3%
9%
32
flagthe United Kingdom
17%
70%
3%
8%
369
flagSpain
29%
70%
0%
0%
17
flagPoland
20%
69%
1%
7%
10160
flagIndia
22%
68%
4%
3%
145
flagGermany
24%
66%
1%
7%
133
flagthe United States
21%
63%
1%
12%
305
flagUnknown
25%
58%
1%
13%
939
flagRussia
29%
58%
4%
8%
24
flagCanada
33%
50%
0%
6%
30
flagUkraine
38%
50%
5%
5%
18
flagFrance
29%
47%
5%
17%
17
flagAustralia
23%
42%
0%
28%
21
flagPakistan
61%
38%
0%
0%
21

Gender

men68%
women73%
Gold
18%
18%
Helium
68%
73%
Oxygen
2%
1%
Phosphorus
10%
6%

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