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As Einstein noted, God does not play dice with the universe. He does, however, occasionally play billiards, as exemplified by last July’s head-on collision between Jupiter and an errant comet. Like any disaster, the event attracted a crowd of rubberneckers. In “The Crash of ’94: The Impact of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9,” space scientists Wesley Huntress, Heidi Hammel, and Eugene Shoemaker (co-discoverer of the now-pulverized comet) discuss how NASA and the National Space Foundation observed and recorded this once-in-a-millennium cataclysm. At 7:30 p.m. at the National Air & Space Museum’s Langley Theater, 6th & Independence Ave. SW. FREE. (202) 357-2700. (GK)