By Justin Udo

By Justin Udo

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Dozens of people packed into Frankford Hall Wednesday night for the Philadelphia Science Festival’s Nerd Nite.

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The event held panels that gave experts a chance to examine popular scientific questions and ideas like “the myths behind gluten intolerance, so what is fact and what’s fiction?” says Gina Lavery with Nerd Nite Philadelphia

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Lavery says a lot of people like the informal atmosphere of coming to a bar and getting some sort of education:

“One of our tag lines I would say, is the Discovery Channel with beer.”

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Lavery says don’t worry if you missed Wednesday’s Nerd Nite, it’s a monthly event they hold at Frankford Hall.