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The X-wind model, in contrast, needs to provide detailed thermal histories that can be compared to existing data. Similarly, a detailed quantitative model for chondrule and igneous CAI formation by interactions between planetary bodies has not yet been developed. Understanding the relationship between the mechanism of transient heating and the environment of CAI and chondrule formation would be a critical step toward identifying the heating mechanism. 1 Myr while chondrule formation persisted for 4 Myr and how the heating events fit into the collapse of the molecular cloud and formation of the disk.

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