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X-ray spike could signal presence of dark matter

X-ray spike could signal presence of dark matter

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 25 (UPI) --A recent spike of x-rays originating from 70 different galaxy clusters has some scientists excited at the off chance it's a signal from decaying dark matter.
Brooks Hays
WATCH: Russian Soyuz rocket launches to the International Space Station

WATCH: Russian Soyuz rocket launches to the International Space Station

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan, May 29 (UPI) --The Russian Soyuz rocket sent the members of Expedition 41 to the International Space Station in a perfect launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome Wednesday.
Aileen Graef
Astronauts have the best response to prove space is literally above politics

Astronauts have the best response to prove space is literally above politics

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan, May 28 (UPI) --The next three astronauts to travel to the ISS answered a reporter's question about how politics will impact their work in space by sharing a group hug.
Aileen Graef
Scarlett Johansson makes Maxim's Hot 100, dislikes 'being an object of desire'

Scarlett Johansson makes Maxim's Hot 100, dislikes 'being an object of desire'

NEW YORK, May 27 (UPI) --Months after Scarlett Johansson said she did not want to be an "object of desire forever" the actress has, once again, been named to Maxim's Hot 100 list.
Veronica Linares
Candice Swanepoel tops Maxim's Hot 100 list

Candice Swanepoel tops Maxim's Hot 100 list

NEW YORK, May 23 (UPI) --Victoria's Secret model Candice Swanepoel claimed the number 1 spot in Maxim's Hot 100 List.
Veronica Linares
34 people killed in Ukraine as government tries to regain control of eastern cities

34 people killed in Ukraine as government tries to regain control of eastern cities

SLOVYANSK, Ukraine, May 6 (UPI) -- Thirty pro-Russian militants and four Ukrainian soldiers were killed Monday night as the Ukrainian government attempts to regain control of the region.
Aileen Graef
Eva Longoria discusses her education, beau Jose Antonio Baston

Eva Longoria discusses her education, beau Jose Antonio Baston

LOS ANGELES, April 15 (UPI) -- Eva Longoria discussed her education and beau Jose Antonio Baston in a new interview with Ellen Degeneres.
Annie Martin
Washington Capitals defeat Blues 4-1

Washington Capitals defeat Blues 4-1

Alex Ovechkin scored his 50th goal of the season and added two assists, leading the Washington Capitals to a 4-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday.
St. Louis Blues to a 2-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres

St. Louis Blues to a 2-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres

Brian Elliott llifted the St. Louis Blues to a 2-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres.
Pakistan's chameleon

Pakistan's chameleon

WASHINGTON, March 28 (UPI) -- A major crisis is brewing in Pakistan, a nuclear power now governed by a wealthy politician who loathes America.
Arnaud de Borchgrave, UPI Editor at Large

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, March 28, 2014.
By United Press International
Crimean referendum vote could have been fixed, world awash in faux shock

Crimean referendum vote could have been fixed, world awash in faux shock

March 17 (UPI) -- Allegations point to evidence that the Crimean referendum vote to secede from Ukraine and join Russia was rigged to have an overwhelming majority of 96 percent.
Aileen Graef

More surgery planned for Russian skater Plushenko

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Russian figure skater Evgeny Plushenko will undergo surgery for a back problem that forced him to withdraw from the Olympics, a doctor said.

Russian sweep in cross-country clinches Olympic medal race

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Alexander Legkov led a Russian sweep of the Olympic 50-kilometer cross-country race Sunday, ensuring the host nation would finish atop the medal chart.

Sweden finishes sweep of cross-country relay golds

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Marcus Hellner began the final leg with a 14-second lead Sunday and made no mistakes in anchoring Sweden to the gold medal in the Olympic cross-country relay.
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Actress Olivia Wilde arrives for the FOX Networks Television Critics Association party at the Pier in Santa Monica, California on July 14, 2008. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)
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Maxim (Cyrillic: Максим), sometimes romanized as Maksim or Maksym, is a male first name of Russian origin and is relatively common in Slavic-speaking countries. According to the register of the General Directorate of Moscow, "Maxim" was the second most popular male name for children born in Moscow. From March 16, 2005 to August 16, 2005, 1087 boys were named Maxim, behind Alexander at 1390. The name is derived from the Latin family name Maximus, meaning "the greatest". Maxim is also a less well-known surname.

For people with the surname Maxim, see Maxim (surname).

Maxim disambiguation page.

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