The event, a collaboration between Community Learning in Partnership (CLIP) and the University of Lincoln, was a sell out way ahead of the date.
Organiser Ray Mason said: “Judging by the feedback we received, people were delighted with the evening.
“Professor Law was both an entertaining and informative speaker.
“He has promised to come back next year to talk about his research into microbes and their impact on our health.”
People were given the chance to consider some of the science and popular myths surrounding sleep and were involved in a lively question and answer session.
Professor Carenza Lewis (Professor for the Public Understanding of Research), well known for being one of the presenters of Channel 4’s Time Team, said: “I am delighted to see Café Scientifique starting up in Market Rasen supported by the University of Lincoln, as it shows there is a thirst for scientific understanding in the area.