While the start of 1951 found some parts of the world celebrating such firsts as the earliest use of nuclear power to produce electricity and the first solo flight over the North Pole, L. Ron Hubbard, besieged more than ever by demands for his advice and help, moved to Palm Springs, California, to start putting together
a more important first-the Hubbard Chart of Human Evaluation.
He continued a hectic schedule of research and lectures through to the late spring, when he travelled to Cuba. There he dictated the book Science of Survival.
By this time the Wichita Foundation had been set up and in June Ron was there, lecturing to over one-hundred auditors attending the First Annual Conference of Dianetics Auditors.
He spent much of the rest of the year giving lectures, doing research and writing up what he had found into books and the issues and articles which follow.