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  • But some critics say the consequences could have been more serious if not for quick-thinking control-room operators who manually activated the diesel generators and ECCS.

    Japan Plant Had Earlier Alert

  • In 2010, damage to the reactor's core was avoided when control-room operators activated the external diesel generators and vented the reactor vessel to release pressure into a suppression pool.

    Japan Plant Had Earlier Alert

  • Dominion said control-room operators began restarting Unit 1 on Friday.

    Nuclear Plant Cleared to Restart Following Quake

  • Nov. 18, 1951: "See It Now," the first TV newsmagazine, whose first episode opened with a shot of two control-room monitors.

    The More Things on the Small Screen Change ...

  • On control-room screens, "you could see the Iranians sending spikes of light to jam the waves."

    In Skies Over Iran, a Battle for Control of Satellite TV

  • Following Japan's decision chain, the control-room chief was required to first notify the utility's president, currently Mr. Shimizu, to approve venting.

    Reactor Team Let Pressure Soar

  • On Tuesday, control-room technicians kept the colliding beams on target for about five hours — about half the expected operational time — before they turned off the beams to avoid a mishap.

    Hadron Collider Gets Off to a Smashing Start

  • Since January the San Diego Gas & Electric Co. has used overhead lighting panels to help control-room workers acclimate to latenight hours.

    Living On Dracula Time

  • PHOTO (COLOR): POWER GRIDS: Turbine and control-room failures could lead to outages and blackoutsPHOTO (COLOR): BANKING: 'It's a problem that could bring an institution to its knees,' says David Iacino, who heads a year 2000 task force at BankBoston.

    The Day The World Shuts Down

  • Marty Ryan, silver-haired control-room warhorse who serves as the network's executive producer of political programming, stood calmly in the heart of the madness, answering questions, giving orders and deciphering the banks of monitors in front of him.

    Night Shift: Super Tuesday II in the Fox News Studio


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