Day July 28, 2021

Phosphorus rocks

• Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers informed Parliament that India will explore indigenous deposits of phosphatic rock, a step towards becoming AatmaNirbhar in fertilizer production. About: • Phosphorus rocks or phosphate rocks are unprocessed ores. • Phosphate rock deposits…

James Webb Space Telescope

• NASA is set to launch the large infrared James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) touted as the “premier observatory” of the coming decade later this year. About: • Considered the successor of the Hubble Space Telescope, JWST will study various…