Roger Malina is an astrophysicist at the Laboratoire d’Astrophysique de Marseille CNRS in France were he is a member of the Observational Cosmology Research Group involved in the study of dark matter and dark energy in the Universe. He is Director of the Observatoire Astronomique de Marseille Provence and is a former Executive Director of the Center for EUV Astrophysics at UC Berkeley.
He is Executive Editor of the Leonardo publications at by MIT Press including the Leonardo Book Series and Journals.Malina also serves as Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Leonardo, The International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology in San Francisco, and President of the Observatoire Leonardo des Arts et Technosciences in Paris. He is a member of the International Academy of Astronautics and a founding member of their Commission VI on Space Activities and Society.
He writes on the relationship between the arts, sciences and technology.