
Abstract 
1 
Introduction 

1.1 
Why gravity is richer in 

1.2 
Why gravity
is more difficult in 
2 
Scope and Organization of this
Article 

2.1 
Scope 

2.2 
Organization 
3 
Basic Concepts and Solutions 

3.1 
Conserved
charges 

3.2 
The Schwarzschild–Tangherlini solution and black
pbranes 

3.3 
Stability of the static black hole 

3.4 
Gregory–Laflamme
instability 
4 
Myers–Perry Solutions 

4.1 
Rotation in a single plane 

4.2 
General
solution 

4.3 
Symmetries 

4.4 
Stability 
5 
Vacuum Solutions in Five
Dimensions 

5.1 
Black rings 

5.2 
Stationary axisymmetric solutions with
rotational symmetries 

5.3 
Multipleblackhole solutions 

5.4 
Stability 
6 
Vacuum
Solutions in More Than Five Dimensions 

6.1 
Approximate solutions
from curved thin branes 

6.2 
Phase diagram 

6.3 
Stability 
7 
Solutions
with a Gauge Field 

7.1 
Introduction 

7.2 
Topologicallyspherical
black holes 

7.3 
Black rings with gauge fields 

7.4 
Solutiongenerating
techniques 

7.5 
Multipleblackhole solutions 
8 
General Results and Open
Problems 

8.1 
Introduction 

8.2 
Blackhole topology 

8.3 
Uniqueness of
static black holes 

8.4 
Stationary black holes 

8.5 
Supersymmetric black
holes 

8.6 
Algebraic classification 

8.7 
Laws of blackhole mechanics 

8.8 
Hawking
radiation and blackhole thermodynamics 

8.9 
Apparent and
isolated horizons and critical phenomena 
9 
Solutions with a
Cosmological Constant 

9.1 
Motivation 

9.2 
SchwarzschildAdS 

9.3 
Stationary
vacuum solutions 

9.4 
Gauged supergravity theories 

9.5 
Static charged
solutions 

9.6 
Stationary charged solutions 
10 
Acknowledgments 

References 

Footnotes 

Figures 