A Google-a-Day Puzzle for Feb. 17

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Our good friends at Google run a daily puzzle challenge and asked us to help get them out to the geeky masses. Each day’s puzzle will task your googling skills a little more, leading you to Google mastery. Each morning at 12:01 a.m. Eastern time you’ll see a new puzzle, and the previous day’s answer (in invisitext) posted here.

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SPOILER WARNING:
We leave the comments on so people can work together to find the answer. As such, if you want to figure it out all by yourself, DON’T READ THE COMMENTS!

Also, with the knowledge that because others may publish their answers before you do, if you want to be able to search for information without accidentally seeing the answer somewhere, you can use the Google-a-Day site’s search tool, which will automatically filter out published answers, to give you a spoiler-free experience.

And now, without further ado, we give you…

TODAY’S PUZZLE:

A supernova doesn’t have enemies, but it does emit energy in units whose name is a synonym for enemy. What is that unit?

YESTERDAY’S ANSWER (mouseover to see):

Search [manok lechon baboy kinilaw] to find that these are all common foods of the Philippines. A really good guess would be that your spouse has flown you to the Philippines for your weekend adventure.

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