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
7%
92%
0%
0%
27
flagSpain
9%
90%
0%
0%
11
flagNorway
7%
85%
0%
7%
14
flagPoland
21%
70%
1%
6%
3571
flagIndia
21%
66%
6%
5%
78
flagGermany
26%
64%
2%
8%
50
flagthe United States
21%
63%
2%
12%
196
flagthe United Kingdom
20%
63%
3%
10%
155
flagRepublic of Ireland
20%
60%
0%
20%
10
flagAustralia
18%
43%
0%
37%
16
flagCanada
31%
42%
0%
10%
19
flagPakistan
90%
10%
0%
0%
10

Gender

men75%
women74%
Gold
15%
19%
Helium
75%
74%
Oxygen
1%
1%
Phosphorus
7%
4%

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