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The Paris Exhibition.--a Sketch in the Park

Fountain Pens

The Telephone as a Promoter of Science

The Sun

By S. P. Langley

The Scientific American Export Edition

Progress of Iron Making

Letter From Professor Hughes

Mechanical Puddling in Sweden

A New Deep Sea Thermometer

Communications

The Distillation of Coal

New Cutting and Boring Attachment for Lathes

New Steam Valve

The Japanese Building at the Paris Exhibition

The Rhinoceros Hornbill

Crooked Journalism

A Velocipede Feat Extraordinary

Astronomical notes

By Berlin H Wright

Communications Received

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August 10, 1878

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