Everything went on in this otherspace at a steady, sedate speed relative to other objects—that they were hurdling the parsecs in moments in true space meant nothing.]
The Contraption in Science Fantasy June–July 37
There is no energy interface between realspace and nospace, no opportunity for any kind of electromagnetic intrusion. That much had been amply demonstrated long before any manned voyages were undertaken.
Ship-Sister, Star-Sister in R. Elwood Frontiers 1: Tomorrow’s Alternatives 95
All it needed was someone overshooting minimum, some over hasty ass coming into realspace too close to the point, and they and the newcomer would cease to exist in any rational sense, shredded here and there.
Downbelow Station IV. v. iii. 318
But she saw too little of realspace these days; and the otherspace in which ships moved while in warp was a wavering, uneasy vista, not pleasant to look at at all.
My Enemy, My Ally iii. 38
Hyperspace is coterminous with realspace: each point in realspace is associated with a unique point in hyperspace, and adjacent points in realspace are adjacent in hyperspace.
Star Wars Sourcebook i. 6/2
Some blamed it on an arms race run amok, a new weapon that ripped open the fabric of realspace and created the Fissure, a three-dimensional rectangle of light.
Scent of Their Arrival in Interzone (#214) Feb. 44/1
In theory, it was possible to hit a gate from the realspace side at the perfect angle and make the transit through the intervening space in a straight line.
Tiamat’s Wrath xxxvii. 383
Research HistorySuggested by Ben Ostrowsky.
The sense 'the physical world; personal meeting, in contrast to online communication' is interesting, but later and not SF.
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