Three things to know today

Mother of all bombs…

The Soviet Union detonates the hydrogen bomb Tsar Bomba in 1961. Its 58 megatons yield is still the largest explosive device ever detonated, nuclear or not.

Herding the world…

The American eugenics movement and the Nazi connection will be discussed in the film, “”Breeding Up the Human Herd: American Influences on Nazi Eugenics.”” Kiva Room, Student Union, Noon – 1:30 p.m.

Mars attacks!

In 1938, Orson Wells causes a nationwide panic with his broadcast of “”War of the Worlds.””