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
flagGreece
13%
82%
0%
4%
23
flagthe Netherlands
11%
80%
1%
6%
63
flagNorway
13%
79%
3%
3%
29
flagRepublic of Ireland
8%
76%
2%
11%
34
flagthe United Arab Emirates
11%
73%
2%
8%
34
flagItaly
25%
71%
0%
3%
28
flagthe United Kingdom
17%
70%
3%
7%
393
flagGermany
21%
70%
1%
6%
151
flagPoland
20%
69%
1%
7%
10897
flagIndia
22%
67%
4%
3%
163
flagthe United States
20%
64%
2%
12%
313
flagRussia
28%
60%
4%
8%
25
flagUnknown
25%
58%
1%
13%
978
flagUkraine
36%
52%
5%
5%
19
flagFrance
27%
50%
5%
16%
18
flagCanada
35%
47%
0%
8%
34
flagSweden
28%
47%
0%
23%
21
flagAustralia
22%
45%
0%
27%
22
flagPakistan
55%
41%
3%
0%
29

Gender

men69%
women74%
Gold
18%
18%
Helium
69%
74%
Oxygen
2%
1%
Phosphorus
9%
5%

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