Which chemical element has the symbol Ta?

tantalum
titanium
tin
astatine
Tantalum was named by its dis­cov­er­er, Swedish chemist Anders Ekberg for Tan­ta­lus, a Greek mytho­log­i­cal figure, most famous for his eternal pun­ish­ment in Tar­tarus. Tantalus was made to stand in a pool of water beneath a fruit tree with low branch­es, with the fruit ever eluding his grasp, and the water always receding before he could take a drink. Ekberg selected the name because the elment's in­abil­i­ty to absorb acid recalled Tan­ta­lus' pun­ish­ment to him.

Answers distribution

tantalum
titanium
tin
astatine
answers
flagFinland
90%
0%
0%
9%
21
flagthe United Arab Emirates
86%
13%
0%
0%
15
flagUnknown
85%
10%
1%
3%
60
flagPoland
84%
7%
1%
5%
3872
flagFrance
84%
7%
0%
0%
13
flagGermany
81%
12%
0%
6%
58
flagthe United Kingdom
76%
13%
4%
5%
176
flagthe Philippines
76%
15%
0%
7%
13
flagIndia
75%
11%
2%
10%
100
flagPakistan
75%
25%
0%
0%
12
flagCanada
74%
18%
0%
7%
27
flagthe United States
73%
14%
1%
7%
217
flagBulgaria
70%
0%
10%
10%
10
flagItaly
66%
33%
0%
0%
15
flagNorway
61%
11%
5%
22%
18
flagAustralia
60%
20%
0%
20%
15
flagSingapore
60%
10%
0%
30%
10
flagRepublic of Ireland
50%
10%
30%
0%
10
flagthe Netherlands
50%
30%
10%
10%
10

Gender

men85%
women86%
tantalum
85%
86%
titanium
6%
7%
tin
1%
1%
astatine
6%
4%

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