Acta Applicandae Mathematicae

, Volume 121, Issue 1, pp 1–3 | Cite as

Rebuttal of Kowalenko’s Paper As Concerns the Irrationality of Euler’s Constant γ



We rebut Kowalenko’s claims in this journal that he proved the irrationality of Euler’s constant γ, and that his rational series for γ is new.


Euler’s constant Irrationality Kluyver’s numbers Rebuttal 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsColorado School of MinesGoldenUSA
  2. 2.New YorkUSA

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