Does life imitate chickens before eggs? Or does art come before the egg imitating art? Regardless of whether you prefer your metaphors mixed or shaken, not stirred, there’s a fair degree of overlap between fact and fiction from time to time. In this case: Science House, real-world instance of a R.E.A.C.T. -style research base.
There’s already been gobs written about the wonder that is Science House, as well as the official sciencehouse.com website.