14 September 2001
Vol 293, Issue 5537

About The Cover

Cover image expansion

COVER From a specialized workhorse serving the scientific elite, the computer has matured into a ubiquitous all-purpose tool for probing the universe and communicating the results. The special section in this issue examines some of its ever-expanding possibilities. [Photo: Ann Cutting; monitor images: A. S. Szalay] 2021 [Photograph: D. L. Clarke]