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Tyron's laboratory
Tyron's laboratory
 
Tyron's laboratory is a mysterious room. The heroes have never visited it, only seen it. Back to the story. The heroes firstly, in their investigation about XANA's return, found the Cortex. Having reached the heart of this world, they were able, thanks to the interface, to discover information on the Supercomputer which generated it. After which, they also made discoveries on the owner of the machine.

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They firstly found period documents in the form of video recordings. They discover in them a unique room, filled with computers. On this video, Aelita discovered, stunned, her father in a full-blown argument with Tyron (episodes 2 “Cortex” and 7 “Countdown”).
Afterwards, the heroes will have current visuals, directly from the place, thanks to a webcam. They firstly obtain a meeting with professor Tyron (episode 16 “Confusion”) before spying on the contents of the room on diverse occasions by hacking the interface of the Cortex (episode 18 “Tenacity” and 20 “Espionage”). It's during these diverse opportunities that the heroes discover that Anthea Hopper is still alive, working with Tyron, and that Aelita manages pass a brief message to her mother.

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What do we get from all of this? Quite a lot of things by extrapolating just a little.
First of all, a historic ambiguity. The first video we discover of the place is the recording of the altercation between Hopper and Tyron. It already takes place inside this famous complex, in 2003. Knowing that Hopper was at the head of his project and that Tyron, one of his assistants, had disappeared suddenly...how come 10 years later, we find Tyron at the head of the same complex?
Do we have to deduct that after Hopper fled to Lyoko, Tyron took control of the structure? Or maybe that Hopper was not in his own laboratory when he had a go at Tyron? Good question. In any case, if Tyron "officially" disappeared from circulation in 2003, he seems not to have moved during all this time because we find him in the same place in 2013.

With regards to the complex.
Of course, by means of the webcam, the heroes only had a picture of a single room, filled with computers (none of which seems to be a supercomputer). Nevertheless, the rest of the series largely makes us think that it is a much vaster complex of which the heroes only had a tiny window into. Let's focus on this complex.

The last episode points out its location: it is in Switzerland (which reminds us that in the animated series Code Lyoko, Hopper's chalet was in Switzerland). So it would correspond with the laboratories where Project Carthage could have been worked on. It is with the means of Graven, a man Tyron sent to Kadic, that this complex accommodates, among others, a quantum physics research center (episode 17 “A Professionnal Career Guaranteed” as well as, certainly, a training school for young and gifted. It is the famous “Quantum Research Center” that Tyron sells to Jeremy and Laura when he tries to manipulate them.

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It goes without saying that the complex also accommodates Tyron's Supercomputer, doubtlessly located in a larger room with the required cooling systems. We also find the special outfits in which Tyron virtualises human beings as Ninjas.

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Finally, the complex also accommodates staff. We think, of course, of Anthea Hopper whose relationship with Tyron is still ambiguous. However, she is not the only one. There is probably an army of researchers surrounding Tyron... As well as the mysterious individuals who virtualise as Ninjas. These ones that Tyron summons when he detects an intrusion in the Core of the Cortex (Episode 20 “Espionage”).

Tyron's complex remains nevertheless full of mysteries that the heroes will maybe discover one day.