The Abominable Snow Aliens of Europa

Astrobiology Magazine is proud to launch a new comic strip, “The Abominable Snow Aliens of Europa.” This fictional series is inspired by the classic alien invasion tales of the early 20th century, and will visit science topics like terraforming, climate change, icy moons, alien communication, and “life as we know it.”
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Astrobiology Magazine is proud to launch, “The Abominable Snow Aliens of Europa.” Join us every Sunday for a fun way to visit science topics like terraforming, climate change, icy moons, alien communication, and “life as we know it.”

Keywords from Episode 1 – Cold snap:

Climate Change Snowball Earth
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“The Abominable Snow Aliens of Europa.” Join us every Sunday for a fun way to visit science topics like terraforming, climate change, icy moons, alien communication, and “life as we know it.”

Keywords from Episode 2 – The Gobal Storm:

Kevin Hand Space weather
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The global storm is wrecking havoc on Earth. But what can Kevin Hand do to stop it?!

Keywords from Episode 3 – In Case of Emergency:

The United Nations Global Storms
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With no other options, Kevin Hand calls for help!

Keywords from Episode 4 – Astrobiology Crisis Line:

Hazardous Impacts Space Weather Alien Life
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What lies hidden in the arctic snow of Svalbard?

Keywords from Episode 5 – Secrets of Svalbard:

Svalbard
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Below the ice and snow of the arctic island of Svalbard, Kevin Hand begins to assemble his team.

Keywords from Episode 6 – The Astrobiology League:

Nils Holm Svalbard
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What will the Astrobiology League discover above the Earth’s cloud cover?

Keywords from Episode 7 – Eyes in Space:

International Space Station Views from space
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The Earth is under attack, but what can The Astrobiology League do to prevent it?!

Keywords from Episode 8 – Above the Earth:

Sulfur dioxide Europa Kevin Hand
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Suddenly news come through of a frightening development on the other side of the world!

Keywords from Episode 9 – The Landing Party:

Mauna Kea Hawaii Europa
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The Astrobiology League dashes from Svalbard to Mauna Loa aboard their jet. But the alien rays are causing problems in the atmosphere!

Keywords from Episode 10 – The Journey:

Mauna Loa Atmospheric Observatory (NOAA)
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The Astrobiology League arrive at Mauna Loa in ‘smashing’ fashion.

Keywords from Episode 11 – Crash down on Mauna Loa:

Mauna Loa Observatory Mauna Loa Volcano
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Astrobiology League makes it to Mauna Loa, just as the storm begins to clear.

Keywords from Episode 12 – Tracks in the Snow:

Strange life
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On closer inspection, Astrobiology League discovers that the ‘snow’ isn’t what it seems.

Keywords from Episode 13 – A Snowy Discovery:

Extrasolar snow Snow on Mars
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Astrobiology League is joined by Gavin Schmidt of NASA’s Goddard Institute of Space Studies.

Keywords from Episode 14 – Data gathering:

Gavin Schmidt NASA GISS
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Around the world, things start to return to normal…

Keywords from Episode 15 – The Thaw:

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Astrobiology League gets to collecting samples of the strange snow… but soon their efforts are interrupted.

Keywords from Episode 16 – Black Suits:

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Gavin and the Astrobiology League are taken to a secret command center. Are the aliens really gone?

Keywords from Episode 17 – The Command Center:

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Astrobiology League meets their fellow scientists. Can they work together to find a strategy for Earth to cope with the alien invasion?

Keywords from Episode 18 – A band of heroes:

Planetary Protection Climatology
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Are the aliens from Europa gone for good? If not, when will they strike next?

Keywords from Episode 19 – Defense or Attack?:

Europa The Moon