A Google-a-Day Puzzle for August 28

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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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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…


The nuclear particle consisting of one down quark and two up quarks has what kind of charge?

YESTERDAY’S ANSWER (mouseover to see):

Search [man introduced pay for jurors] to find that payment was a policy ascribed to the Athenian statesman Pericles. Search [Pericles age called] to learn the period during which he profoundly influenced politics is often called the Age of Pericles: roughly 480 BCE-404 BCE.

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