In this Issue: 

For the 10th year in a row, we honor the innovators most responsible for changing our world. Including: NASA and the smarter spacecraft, two guys revolutionizing how we teach kids science, the team developing a search-and-rescue robot for the Pentagon (with video on your iPad), and a tablet extra on a woman wired to fight off crippling pain. Plus, how to study an asteroid, tips for making your entire Thanksgiving dinner on the grill, how to turn a sedan into a supercar, and more! Take a look for yourself.

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