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KING TUT and Space Shuttle Endeavour shine at the California Science Center

The California Science Center is located just blocks away from the USC campus and Exposition Park in Los Angeles. Science museums — especially interactive ones — like the California Science Center typically cater to younger audiences, with the exception of traveling and temporary exhibits. It’s tough to find a museum that’s catered to older audiences…

Q&A with Amr Hamzawy, visiting scholar at CDDRL

Amr Hamzawy is a visiting scholar at Stanford’s Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) and an associate professor of political science at Cairo University. Before arriving at Stanford, Hamzawy played critical roles in the Egyptian political scene, both during and after the Arab Spring — including a term in the first parliament elected after Egypt’s 2011 revolution.

“There are no supermen”

It will take a level of optimism in the face of unceasingly bad news that perhaps only Bassem Sabry was really capable of, but there is a way forward. The one constant in the last three years of Egyptian politics is that public expectations have consistently been unreasonably high; that each government, upon failing to meet those expectations, has received more blame for the country’s problems than it deserves.