04 January 2002
Vol 295, Issue 5552

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COVER A star formation region in our galaxy. This special section discusses the formation of stars from molecular clouds (dark filamentary regions) and the spatiotemporal distribution of stars of all masses (bright points of various sizes and colors). 63 [Image: J.-C. Cuillandre, 2000; Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope]