We know there are lots of really smart people in Aggieland.
Foreign Policy magazine has just announced its "top 100 global thinkers" and the list includes two Aggies.
George P. Mitchell, a 1940 Texas A&M distinguished petroleum engineering graduate, and Terry Engelder, who earned a Ph.D. in geology at Texas A&M in 1973 share the 36th spot on the list.
According to editors with the magazine, they men were specifically cited for their key roles that led to the process of fracking -- which is breaking up shale containing natural gas deposits.
That development, they say, led to quote -- "reorder the global balance of energy and the political power that comes with it."