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
flagGermany
19%
73%
1%
6%
83
flagPoland
20%
71%
1%
5%
4978
flagItaly
23%
70%
0%
5%
17
flagUnknown
24%
68%
0%
5%
57
flagRepublic of Ireland
12%
68%
0%
18%
16
flagIndia
23%
67%
4%
4%
108
flagthe Netherlands
20%
66%
0%
12%
24
flagthe United Kingdom
19%
65%
3%
10%
218
flagthe United States
21%
64%
2%
11%
248
flagthe United Arab Emirates
15%
57%
5%
15%
19
flagRussia
33%
53%
6%
6%
15
flagSingapore
25%
50%
16%
8%
12
flagAustralia
22%
44%
0%
33%
18
flagCanada
34%
43%
0%
8%
23
flagFrance
28%
42%
7%
21%
14
flagPakistan
78%
21%
0%
0%
14

Gender

men76%
women75%
Gold
14%
18%
Helium
76%
75%
Oxygen
1%
1%
Phosphorus
7%
4%

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