We may have been deprived of social interaction and been stuck in our homes for the last few months, but science and exploration has continued. Launches of orbiters and rovers to the fourth rock from the Sun has definitely made 2020 the year of Mars.
(Published in The Nation Pakistan)
Before this, when people talked about water on Mars, it was with reference to ancient or frozen water. Earlier this year the Curiosity Rover detected the possibility of salty water below the surface, however the MRO discovery is the first evidence for the presence of liquid water in the present time.